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Speedcast expands STARS programme to enhance Northern Australia connectivity
3 days ago
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connectivity
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schools
Speedcast is enhancing connectivity in Northern Australia through the expansion of its STARS (Satellite To All Remote Sites) programme, introducing its SIGMA edge compute platform and Starlink LEO connection to hundreds of remote sites.
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Crayon partners with Kahoot! to boost global educational engagement
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creative technologies
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students
IT services innovator, Crayon, joins forces with learning and engagement platform, Kahoot!, in a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing global educational experiences through technology.
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Juniper Networks & B4RN partner to boost rural connectivity in Northern England
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e-learning
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schools
Juniper Networks partners with B4RN to bridge the digital divide in rural Northern England, enabling high-speed internet access for over 13,000 households, schools and businesses.
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Unison Networks launches digital electricity safety programme for kids
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edutech
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power / energy
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schools
New Zealand's Unison Networks launches a free, interactive online safety course aimed at teaching school children about the precautions needed when dealing with electricity.
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Cyber Sentience exposes hackers selling school IT System access
Wed, 31st May 2023
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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hacking
A cyber security firm says hackers are selling access to IT systems at hundreds of New Zealand schools and tertiary institutes.
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Don’t let budgets block your digitalisation pathway by
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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edutech
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digital transformation
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finance, leasing & rental
For it to function optimally, an educational establishment’s entire technology estate needs to be monitored, regularly refreshed and regularly replenished.
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Superloop helping Aussie K12 schools with latest offering
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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edutech
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network infrastructure
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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, 6th Jul 2022
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byod
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cloud services
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apple
Jamf launches Jamf Safe Internet, an Apple-first, education-focused cybersecurity solution, offering comprehensive content filtering for students.
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Cyclone selected as NZ MOE software licensing partner
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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edutech
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licensing
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schools
Cyclone Computer Co. Ltd has been selected as the Ministry of Education's software licensing partner, providing Microsoft and non-Microsoft software.
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Schooling security: How safe are Kiwi kids in the age of hybrid learning?
Fri, 25th Feb 2022
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edutech
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cloud services
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e-learning
The risks of online schooling in New Zealand are significantly higher than pre-pandemic, with cyber safety a major concern.
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New predictions by Brainly say AI and interactive learning still vital in classrooms of 2022
Fri, 14th Jan 2022
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ai
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schools
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, 14th Aug 2020
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Osmo Genius Kit turns iPads into educational tools for kids. We tested it out with our favourite child Avi. Find out our verdict!.
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School holidays sees increase in broadband activity, Chorus says
Fri, 31st Jan 2020
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broadband
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internet
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chorus
School holiday broadband spike as Kiwi kids stream & surf all day, says Chorus.
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GitHub Classroom will now work with Google Classroom & more
Mon, 19th Aug 2019
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lms
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app development
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apm
GitHub’s learning platform GitHub Classroom will now work with popular student platforms including Canvas, Google Classroom, and Moodle.
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Rocket Lab joins Skills Bright Sparks to inspire Kiwi kids
Mon, 12th Aug 2019
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schools
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bright sparks
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rocket lab
Rocket Lab partners with the Skills Bright Sparks competition to encourage young Kiwis to pursue careers in space exploration and innovation.
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Ruckus rolls out new technologies to empower schools
Wed, 3rd Jul 2019
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cloud services
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network infrastructure
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network management
Ruckus Networks, now owned by CommScope, is expanding its network portfolio to improve digital learning and tackle vaping in schools.
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Microsoft extends software provision deal for NZ schools
Fri, 17th Aug 2018
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microsoft
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edutech
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digital transformation
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, 14th Aug 2018
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schools
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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, 5th Mar 2018
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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wireless networks
Data#3 boosts John Paul College's education with cutting-edge wireless network, enhancing learning experiences.
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Kiwi company trains future innovators with robotics, coding and more
Wed, 1st Nov 2017
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3d printing
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schools
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robotics
'Normal' people like you and I could soon be left in the dust by the generation or two below us as OMGTech! trains our future innovators.
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How to stay safe online when heading back to school
Wed, 25th Jan 2017
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malware
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cybersecurity
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schools
Tips for parents as kids head back to school: discuss online safety, set device limits, check apps & teach good password practices.
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Kiwi students not prepared, lack strategy
Wed, 18th Jan 2017
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edutech
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ncea
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schools
Educators lack time and resources to prepare Kiwi students correctly for examinations, one Wellington tutoring company says.
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Kiwis don't have to face growing tech skills shortage alone
Tue, 6th Sep 2016
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schools
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skills shortage
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global tech leaders dialogue
NZTech CEO: Global collaboration key in tackling tech skills gap as NZ looks abroad for innovative education models like Israel's.
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Free app transforms parent-teacher communication
Mon, 15th Aug 2016
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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schools
New Zealand schools are using a free app to connect with parents, providing school news, event updates and instant messaging push notifications.