Education news stories
Employers look to hire inexperienced coders due to skills shortage
"Even inexperienced workers without prior qualifications or experience had managed to pivot to new roles in coding as long as they are willing to upskill."
Microsoft Hong Kong partners with CUHK Business School
The collaboration sees CUHK Business School become the first business school as the authorised exam centre for Microsoft Certifications in Hong Kong.
N4L, Spark, Chorus partner for Hyperfibre school upgrade
Networks for Learning (N4L) has partnered with Spark and Chorus to upgrade Wellington College to Hyperfibre, fostering stronger outcomes for students and teachers.
Flashpoint unveils security offering for school boards
Flashpoint has released its K-12 risk management and security offering to provide school boards and education security practitioners with tools to recognise, prevent and manage cyber and physical threats.
Is the future of education data-driven?
The next generation of student engagement is here. Students now expect consistent, real-time access to information on housing, parking, class schedules, grades, financial aid and more.
Children’s privacy harmed in online learning - Human Rights Watch
A new report finds that multiple governments worldwide failed to adequately protect children's privacy when endorsing online learning products during the pandemic.
Infosec unveils role-guided cybersecurity training roadmaps
Infosec Skills Roles maps hands-on training and certifications to the 12 most in-demand cybersecurity roles to maximise training efficiency.
Wireless Nation, N4L provide 4G network to remote NZ schools
Wireless Nation and Network for Learning (N4L) have rolled out the Rural Connectivity Group’s (RCG) new 4G network to better connect three Chatham Islands schools.
WolfVision announces new range of visualisers
WolfVision has announced a new range of visualisers to help meet multiple industry demands for remote learning and educational solutions.
Unlocking the next digital frontier for educational institutions
Understanding where to invest in technology can be challenging for education institutions, especially after the COVID-19 disruptions.
Using digitisation to reduce carbon emissions in building and construction
The building and construction sector is one of the largest in the world economy, as well as one of the most energy-intensive polluting industries on the planet.
Reducing e-waste and promoting sustainability in the PC industry
Australians are lovers of technology - we purchase more than 4 million computers and 3 million TVs every year. As technology advances, the lives of our devices keep getting shorter.
How consolidating MS Teams benefits both staff and students
For many colleges and universities, the student- and faculty-free days of Easter were prime time for system upgrades.
Zoom releases a range of new features requested by educators
Zoom debuts virtual background support for Chromebooks, video messages in Zoom Chat, Breakout Rooms enhancements, and Anywhere Polls.
HCL brings TechBee IT education programme to New Zealand
HCL is bringing its TechBee early career programme to NZ in an effort to help close the country's IT skill gap.
CYPHER LEARNING advances online learning in Australia
With the launch of ILP, CYPHER LEARNING aims to emphasise the difference between a traditional LMS and an intelligent solution.
Montessori Australia, Raiz Invest improve financial literacy
Montessori Australia (MA) has announced it is partnering with Raiz Invest to improve financial literacy for Australian children.
Apple to host annual Worldwide Developers Conference online
Apple has announced it will once again be hosting its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in an online format, free for all developers to attend.
Internet of Things
SOTI supports RollCall to deliver real-time student tracking of school bus systems
Students' safety and well-being are at the forefront of all schools' policies and procedures in today's challenging environment.
Shouldering the responsibility of payment security
Two years since the surge in digital payments, shoppers have seamlessly transitioned to day-to-day use, with online payments becoming second nature when buying goods and services online.
Salesforce to train 400 Kiwis with Mission Ready and TupuToa
“As an industry, we need to do more to ensure that pathways to digital skills are accessible for all New Zealanders."
IDP Education to automate and scale billing ecosystem
BillingPlatform, a revenue management provider, has been selected by IDP Education as its billing and revenue recognition solution.
IWD 2022: Globalization Partners on gender inequality
International Women's Day offers an opportunity for the world to step back and look at women's cultural, economic, political, and social achievements.
Internet of Things
IoT for seasoned professionals
As the global IoT market booms, the opportunities to create smarter connected environments in and across nearly any industry sector in the coming years will be exponential.