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Superloop helping Aussie K12 schools with latest offering
Thu 11 Aug 2022
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network infrastructure
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education
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network management
Superloop has launched CyberEdge, a new cybersecurity platform that will give K12 schools in Australia the tools to optimise, secure and manage their network.
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Jamf introduces new content filtering solution for education providers
Wed 6 Jul 2022
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apple
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technology gifts
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school
Jamf has announced the launch of Jamf Safe Internet, a new offering that looks to deliver a safe online experience to students while offering better management options for admins.
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Cyclone selected as NZ MOE software licensing partner
Thu 23 Jun 2022
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government
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ministry of education
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cyclone computers
Following a recent Request for Proposal (RFP), Christchurch-based company Cyclone Computer Company Ltd (Cyclone) has been selected as The Ministry of Education’s software licensing partner.
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Schooling security: How safe are Kiwi kids in the age of hybrid learning?
Fri 25 Feb 2022
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e-learning
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netsafe
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n4l
With the inevitability of online and hybrid schooling becoming the norm for many Kiwi kids, parents and educators are finding the risks significantly higher than pre-pandemic levels.
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New predictions by Brainly say AI and interactive learning still vital in classrooms of 2022
Fri 14 Jan 2022
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ai
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school
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learning
AI. will continue to play a vital role in classrooms around the world this year, according to predictions by EdTech provider Brainly. 
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Hands-on review: Osmo Genius Starter Kit
Fri 14 Aug 2020
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Osmo is a unique product that turns iPads into the perfect tool to entertain children while teaching them. With the help of Techday’s favourite child Avi, I was able to test out the Osmo Genius Kit. 
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School holidays sees increase in broadband activity, Chorus says
Fri 31 Jan 2020
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broadband
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internet
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chorus
“When the kids are at school, there’s a clear peak at 4pm when they come home, but when they’re on holiday, you can see much more consistent use throughout the day."
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GitHub Classroom will now work with Google Classroom & more
Mon 19 Aug 2019
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lms
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app development
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web development
GitHub’s learning platform GitHub Classroom will now work with popular student platforms including Canvas, Google Classroom, and Moodle.
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Ruckus rolls out new technologies to empower schools
Wed 3 Jul 2019
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network infrastructure
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network management
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iot
“We are committed to the primary and secondary education markets and will continue to innovate to help schools meet their digital learning, student safety and wellness objectives.”
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Microsoft extends software provision deal for NZ schools
Fri 17 Aug 2018
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microsoft
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digital transformation
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ministry of education
Microsoft has renewed a deal with the Ministry of Education that will continue provision of free access to Microsoft software in New Zealand schools.
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NZ and Aussie tech girls become superheroes in Silicon Valley
Tue 14 Aug 2018
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school
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girls in stem
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tech girls are superheroes
The next generation of New Zealand and Australian female entrepreneurs had the chance to pitch their apps to Silicon Valley’s top executives.
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Data#3 tapped for Aruba network transformation of Brisbane school
Mon 5 Mar 2018
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digital transformation
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wireless networks
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aruba networks
The project saw Data#3 implement an Aruba wireless network solution for the school's 2000 students.
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How to stay safe online when heading back to school
Wed 25 Jan 2017
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malware
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cybersecurity
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school
“More and more children get their first device at primary school."
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HEAT Software integrates with Apple edtech to empower digital classroom
Thu 26 May 2016
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apple
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education
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technology gifts
"Leveraging the power of LANrev’s intelligent automation within Apple’s education ecosystem, we’re excited to empower a new generation of learning."
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Wellington's new ICT Graduate School officially 'open for business'
Mon 9 May 2016
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ict
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wellington
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steven joyce
The top players in New Zealand’s ICT industry gathered together last week to launch the Wellington ICT Graduate School in Wellington.
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N4L reshuffles board, continues network rollout
Wed 27 Apr 2016
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it infrastructure
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n4l
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telecommunications
“Providing state-of-the-art infrastructure is crucial to helping schools make the most of digital technology for learning."
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Warehouse Stationery looks to keep handwriting alive in digital world
Mon 11 Apr 2016
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school
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digital literacy
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skills shortage
“The Get New Zealand Writing initiative is a fun way to focus on the importance of writing in a child’s life."
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Educators choose Windows 10 over any other platform
Thu 3 Mar 2016
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microsoft
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education
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mobility
“With all new Windows 10 devices tailor made for education and perfect for students, we are seeing strong demand for Windows 10 in the classroom."
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Understanding copyright for schools
Wed 28 Oct 2015
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education new zealand
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school
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copyright
Copyright describes a set of exclusive rights that are given to owners in relation to the creation of audio, image or video works, says NetSafe.
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Police join fight against cyberbullying
Mon 12 Oct 2015
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new zealand
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cyberbullying
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school
Cyberbullying is a threat to students in New Zealand, and the police are getting involved in educating young people throughout the country.
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Kiwi students using school computers to access porn
Fri 2 Oct 2015
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school
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computer forensics nz
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dia
New Zealand students are accessing ‘inappropriate content’, namely pornography, on school computers more than ever before.
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TradeMe prepares Kiwi students for the working world
Tue 23 Jun 2015
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new zealand
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trade me
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school
“It’s great to be able to let students know there isn’t just one pathway to success. Some students learn differently."
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Mobiles: do they really affect learning?
Wed 10 Jun 2015
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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school
As mobile devices become a permanent fixture in classrooms, educators are having to compete with a host of electronic stimuli for students’ attention.
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Chorus launches programme for Kiwi students
Mon 25 May 2015
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chorus
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telecommunications
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school
Chorus’ new Schools Gateway Programme sees the telco teaming up with secondary schools to introduce Kiwi students to the world of telecommunications.
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