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New learning platform broadcasts the lab into the lounge
A new website, built from the ground up with young learners, seeks to let kids take the lab home with them.
Otago's online MBA among the world's best
"The Otago Online MBA represents a major breakthrough in business education in New Zealand."
Kiwibank invests in financial future of young Banqers
“It demonstrates demand for financial education in schools, and affirms that there is appetite for the solution we’re providing.”
Digital tech at the forefront of education direction
“For young people growing up today, the virtual world is as real as the physical world."
New online resource to teach sign language
On the 11th anniversary of New Zealand Sign Language becoming and official language, a new resource aims to teach it.
Online competitions grow Great Kiwi learners
Thousands of students of all levels to compete in English, mathematics and science thanks to new online competitions.
International expert warns NZ to steer clear of 'corporate online schools'
"Research on online schools has revealed that they have serious problems, such as extremely high student attrition and very poor results."
Victoria University joins edX platform to take online learning global
Victoria University is about to take higher education around the globe in partnership with the world's top academic institutions.
LinkedIn launches online learning platform to tackle 'ever-shrinking shelf-life of skills'
LinkedIn is hoping to make it easier for businesses and professionals to boost their professional skills, with the launch of LinkedIn Learning.
Adobe launches 'industry-first' Digital Marketing Accreditation
Adobe has teamed up with General Assembly to offer the Adobe Digital Marketing Accreditation, to be run by experts and 'Adobe technology evangelists'.
SPCA launches new online platform for educators
“I think that we will look back at this launch as a critical juncture for animal welfare in New Zealand."
Kiwi instructional management system Hapara launches on Microsoft Office 365
Hapara on the Office 365 platform gives educators the tool they need to enable visibility, personalised learning & safety in this digital environment.
Businesses are recognising the power of upskilling
Online learning is quickly becoming the primary means of upskilling, providing measurable value to businesses and their tech pros.
Blackboard Collaborate named ‘product of the year’
"Blackboard is focused on designing and delivering innovative solutions and services to learners and instructors around the world."
Online maths and literacy platform extends to all Kiwi schools
E-Ako is an interactive online resource currently used in primary schools. From today it will be available to all state and state-integrated schools.
Govt needs to look at online learning for skills shortage, says expert
"Global inequality and the skills gap is one of the biggest challenges facing governments."
English teacher launches Kickstarter to bring eLearning to the masses
“While English and arts subjects are essential for every person, they have long been overlooked by edtech companies.”
How the internet is changing higher education as we know it
"Infusing online learning into higher education provides educators with innovative ways to connect with students and offers career opportunities."
Free digital learning programme returns to the Hutt
“As our lives become more and more reliant on computers and the internet, this programme allows people of all ages to gain confidence and knowledge."
Best online course provider revealed
MoocLab, the online learning community website, has ranked more than 80 platforms that offer both academic and skill-based online courses.
Demand for online learning courses through the roof
Demand for technology in education, which can be accessed from any location, has sparked a revolution in the online learning segment.
Online flashcards - the benefits
With the innovation of online flashcards, this effective learning method has taken a turn for the better.
N4L and OMGTech! bring edtech resources to Kiwi teachers
“The future of today’s young people will involve a lot more of the technology that OMGTech! is bringing to schools."
Prisoners to get access to educational websites
Educational achievement is important and the reality for many prisoners is that they will reach their first academic milestone in prison."