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Digital Transformation
TCS, ITE partnership to provide work experience in Singapore
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced a new deal with the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) in Singapore to provide ITE staff and students with work experience and training opportunities.
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Skillsoft
'Competency is the new currency': Skillsoft survey reveals most popular digital learning topics
"Competency is the new currency, and by creating cultures of learning and development where every team member has access to tools, employees and businesses alike can achieve their full potential.”
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Digital Transformation
Digital transformation in A/NZ hindered by lack of skills support
Digital transformation in Australian and New Zealand (A/NZ) is continuing to accelerate, but gaps remain in digital skills development support for higher education faculties.
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Digital Learning
AVEVA launches cloud-based learning solution for industrial workforce
AVEVA Unified Learning is designed to help AVEVA customers advance industrial workers from novice to expert, by using blended custom and generic experiential training modules.
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Skills gap
Skill Finder and Commonwealth Bank address Australia's growing skills gap
As part of the collaboration, the free micro-skills marketplace will be incorporated into Commonwealth Bank’s digital feature 'Benefits finder' and 'Benefits finder for Business' via the CommBank app.
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Digital Learning
Pluralsight to acquire A Cloud Guru, looks to meet market demand for cloud skills
Pluralsight intends to combine A Cloud Guru’s certification courses, hands-on labs and sandboxes, exams and quizzes with the existing library of Pluralsight Skills cloud courses.
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Digital Learning
“It’s-a me, Mario!” LEGO’s design lead on how Mario changes the world of play
"It has been really cool to read all the reactions from kids and adults around the world, even though it’s not what everyone expected us to do."
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Analytics
SAS launches free COVID-19 Data Analytics Resource Hub
“SAS has always been committed to the belief that knowledge is empowering, and the COVID-19 Resource Hub is our way to inform, enable and inspire the analytics community to make a difference."
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Digital Learning
Blue Hat launches AR play-based learning center in China
The play-based learning center will provide an immersive learning experience across art, emotional, health, language, science, and social subjects.
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Google
Five ways to use Google Earth to explore the world
Google Earth has a few new nifty features to take users on an exploration of culture, language, nature, weather, and remote locations.
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Education
Aussie students want fully digitised university experience
"We're seeing great innovation around how universities are delivering curriculum, however universities need to ask studentswhether it's in the right direction."
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Digital Transformation
Suncorp commits to continuous learning for employee empowerment
Australian financial services organisation Suncorp doesn’t just want to teach things using lengthy work programs and face-to-face courses that are taught once.
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Artificial Intelligence
Partnership brings AI maths tutor to NZ schools
“AMY can understand why students make a mistake, and then teach them what they need straight away so they don't get stuck."
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Digital Learning
LearnCoach closes $1.5m seed round
The tutorials are designed for students who want to learn NCEA subjects but can’t make it to a physical classroom.
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Drones
NZTech’s top three tech trends impacting the wellbeing of Kiwis
CEO Graeme Muller says these major tech developments will significantly impact lives of New Zealanders for the better.
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Gaming
You're Invited: Conference explores games and learning
Upcoming conference invites educators and the games industry to meet and look to the future of learning, together.
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Digital Learning
NZ’s slow technology uptake could affect education
“If we, New Zealand, became early adopters as well as empowered our young people to work at crafting technology to solve every-day problems."
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Apps
New app seeks to fill gap in Maori language resources
“Many New Zealand families here and overseas want to learn some te reo Māori especially for use with their young children..."
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Education
Digital learning supported in New Plymouth school upgrades
“It’s essential that students with learning support needs receive the same educational opportunities as their peers..."
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Digital Learning
Digital tools still need to work with analog brains
Research suggests that there are significant educational benefits to some old-fashioned analogue skill sets that can be critical to the way we think.
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Gaming
Gaming workshops inspire 'aha' moments in youth
Gaming workshops are the way to boost youth interest in science and technology, encouraging them towards gaming, programming and coding careers.
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Nikki Kaye
Nikki Kaye speaks: Progressing 21st Century school infrastructure
"I thought it may be useful to give you an update on where we are at with the wider education portfolio, including digital infrastructure."
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Digital Learning
$3m for Taranaki and Whanganui schools
"The investment will expand capacity and will focus on providing flexible learning spaces with the latest infrastructure to support digital learning."
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Education
Wearables in the classroom - it's all the rage
"Wearables are becoming commonplace in our everyday life, and are now being heartily adopted by schools around the world."