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Singapore's StarHub supports home-based learning students
StarHub has put its 20-year birthday celebrations on hold to concentrate on providing connectivity for some of Singapore’s most needy families.
IWD 2020 interview: Talend’s Helen Larcos
On Int'l Women's Day, Helen Larcos discusses boosting female presence in tech & data warehousing.
Data#3 wins learning and development award two years running
Chief Learning Officer magazine’s LearningElite programme honours the best organisations for learning and development.
Facebook launches mentorship feature
Some Facebook Groups will people to connect with mentors and mentees based on specific topics of interest.
GitHub introduces new bot-powered learning platform
GitHub Learning Lab launches to help developers learn and develop new skills within the platform itself, using a bot and community support.
NZ entrepreneurs launch interactive learning ‘games’ for kids
The Zingoshi Chronicles, a transmedia project created by two New Zealand entrepreneurs comprises books, video games, and eventually a TV series.
Two of ISACA's top cybersecurity courses are now available on-demand
ISACA has made two of its top training certifications available as on-demand, self-paced review courses.
No Prime Minister's education award for tech this year
Tech-focused education prize absent from Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards, but Ministry of Education assures support for digital innovation.
Don't leave learning the latest tech to millennials
Tech Toolbox offers adults the chance to catch up with the latest technology and learn skills children are already fluent in.
You're never too old to learn new technologies
ANZ and Age Concern team up to offer technology education to elderly citizens, aiming to help them embrace new banking technology.
Te Papa's new lab to host exciting holiday programme
Te Papa's new Hīnātore learning lab will offer kids a chance to learn and have fun with immersive technologies.
Moodle to launch learning analytics software Project Inspire - and it needs your help
Moodle is about to launch Project Inspire, which aims to collaboratively build learning analytics software that can fit into Moodle sites.
Auckland Uni embraces innovative digital learning platform for student success
The University of Auckland is the first institution in Australasia to launch Canvas, a new digital learning platform for students and staff.
Getting the best tools isn’t enough, says Salesforce
The tool that Salesforce uses to get new users up-to-speed quickly.
Wellington girls college backs 21st century learning
Wellington's Samuel Marsden Collegiate School opens new building designed for 21st century learning, encouraging skills for future jobs.
Teachers feel technology improves classroom experience, but few implement it
It has been revealed that the large majority of teachers believe technology helps facilitate learning, however a small minority effectively use it.
Banqer: Fun financial literacy for kids
Banqer, a gaming platform for kids to learn about money, is expanding internationally after winning multiple competitions.
University of Canterbury hosts future tech event for Kiwi students
The University of Canterbury is hosting a week-long camp for Kiwi students interested in robotics and renewable energy.
New iPad app for 'struggling readers' launched
The app has been designed to deliver an individualised reading coaching to beginning readers, struggling readers, and English language learners.
Blackboard and Moodle partner up, take LMS platform to the world
Moodle and Blackboard join forces to strengthen open source learning platform and support education providers worldwide.
Gamification gains traction in APAC region
Gamification is becoming a significant investment for education providers and businesses around the world, according to a new Technavio report.
IDEAStarter: Giving budding young Auckland entrepreneurs a chance
Entries are now open for the second annual IDEAStarter competition, encouraging young Aucklanders to bring their business ideas to life.
Blackboard expands virtual classroom offerings with new partnership
Blackboard has partnered up with Skytap to provide cloud-based, on-demand virtual training labs via Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship LMS.
Student information software in hot demand
Student information systems are being more readily adopted by schools, thanks largely to advancements in cloud computing and the growth of mobiles.