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Sustainability
40 Aussie schools sign up to sustainability teaching app
Over 40 schools have signed up to a new online app that helps teachers to engage students in learning about sustainability throughout the curriculum.
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Cloud
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.
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Manufacturing
HINDSITE wins Aerospace Xelerated Pitch Challenge with solution to support Boeing
Brisbane-based startup HINDSITE was the winner of the first ever Pitch Challenge organised by Aerospace Xelerated in partnership with Queensland XR Hub. 
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Cloud
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.
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Cloud
Skillsoft adds new capability to immersive learning platform
The capability enables organisations to determine their learners’ proficiency across in-demand technology, leadership and business skills.
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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.
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MYOB
IWD 2022: MYOB launches DevelopHer programme in New Zealand
In time for International Women's Day, MYOB has launched their highly sought-after DevelopHer programme for the first time in New Zealand.
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Internet of Things
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Exploring Tech Futures Lab's Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments
Today we are joined by IoT professional Kriv Naicker, who shares with us his involvement with education provider Tech Futures Lab.
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Artificial Intelligence
New predictions by Brainly say AI and interactive learning still vital in classrooms of 2022
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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Cybersecurity
Pluralsight extends Skills offerings for cybersecurity, IT ops and development
With the introduction of these new labs, Pluralsight Skills now offers more than 900 lab-based hands-on learning experiences for technologists looking to close skills gaps and stay ahead of the pace of change.
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Microsoft
Skills for life: Continuous learning in the rapidly-evolving tech sector
Learning can take a rapid approach to ingesting new information, Fast or slow, not every learning process is suited to how the subject matter evolves.
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Learning
Workplaces mismatching the importance of continous learning
Employers and employees have fundamentally different perspectives on the importance of upskilling and continuous learning in the workplace.
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Learning
Singapore's StarHub supports home-based learning students
StarHub has put its 20-year birthday celebrations on hold to concentrate on providing connectivity for some of Singapore’s most needy families.
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Women in Technology
IWD 2020 interview: Talend’s Helen Larcos
As a celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD), we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. Talend’s A/NZ channels and alliances manager Helen Larcos shares her thoughts.
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Learning
Data#3 wins learning and development award two years running
Chief Learning Officer magazine’s LearningElite programme honours the best organisations for learning and development.
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Cloud
Facebook launches mentorship feature
Some Facebook Groups will people to connect with mentors and mentees based on specific topics of interest.
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Gaming
NZ entrepreneurs launch interactive learning ‘games’ for kids
The Zingoshi Chronicles, a transmedia project created by two New Zealand entrepreneurs comprises books, video games, and eventually a TV series.
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Cybersecurity
Two of ISACA's top cybersecurity courses are now available on-demand
ISACA has made two of its top training certifications available as on-demand, self-paced review courses.
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Learning
Moodle to launch learning analytics software Project Inspire - and it needs your help
Moodle is about to launch Project Inspire, which aims to collaboratively build learning analytics software that can fit into Moodle sites.
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Learning
Auckland Uni embraces innovative digital learning platform for student success
“We plan to use Canvas Data to see trends and patterns which will inform our learning design and delivery. This is very exciting."
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CRM
Getting the best tools isn’t enough, says Salesforce
The tool that Salesforce uses to get new users up-to-speed quickly.
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Collaboration
Wellington girls college backs 21st century learning
“Complementing existing facilities the Learning Studios and iCentre are a wonderful resource in preparing our young women for work and life."
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Educators
Teachers feel technology improves classroom experience, but few implement it
​It has been revealed that the large majority of teachers believe technology helps facilitate learning, however a small minority effectively use it.
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SOTW
Banqer: Fun financial literacy for kids
Banqer built their Minimum Viable Product (MVP), a gaming platform for kids to earn virtual currency (funny money) at school, and and generally learn how to work with money in a safe environment