Tertiary education stories - Page 2
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.
Blackboard's latest update is all about better communication
Blackboard partners with VoiceThread to enhance communication for learners and instructors with video, voice and text commenting.
New Zealand tops OECD countries in education investment
New Zealand tops OECD countries in education spending, committing more of its public spending to education than most others.
Government looks to update NZ's tertiary education
The Government is investigating new models of tertiary education that fit better with the changing demands of today’s world.
Do dropping tertiary rolls mean slim times for suppliers?
Tertiary enrolments are set to topple going into 2016, but it is uncertain how this will impact the demand for IT resources in the tertiary sector.
IT employers look past formal education to find innovators
Employers are shifting focus from qualifications to workplace culture and innovative thinking when hiring, according to AbsoluteIT.
Tertiary providers required to publish graduate employment outcomes
All universities, wānanga and polytechnics will be required to publish information about the employment status and earnings of graduates as of 2017.
Kiwi educators: How are you using technology?
Educators need to evaluate how they’re using technology, and look at whether their choices are accelerating learning, or making a student passive.
Tether takes out top place at Microsoft NZ Imagine Cup comp
Three Auckland University students have won first place at the 2015 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition for Tether, an app that helps people find work.
Emulex invests in Kiwi tertiary students
Emulex Corporation is continuing to invest in New Zealand’s education sector and develop its next generation of engineering talent.
Microsoft's Imagine Cup unleashes student innovation
The technological innovations of New Zealand tertiary students will be on display tonight in Auckland at Microsoft’s 2015 Imagine Cup event.
Say goodbye to flipping burgers, hello to Kiwi career app
The New Zealand government has released the 2015 Occupation Outlook report and mobile app, which allows students in tertiary education and secondary school to compare 50 different careers.
Little appoints shadow Cabinet: Robertson finance, King deputy
Newly elected Labour Party leader Andrew Little has appointed his closest rival for the job, Grant Robertson, to the crucial finance role previousl.
Summit sets high expectations for tertiary education’s future
This week’s Innovations in Tertiary Education Delivery Summit 2014 (ITES2014) has kicked off in Auckland, hosted by the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Steven Joyce.