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Ministry of Social Development stories

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New Zealand's academyEX wins global award for innovative Edtech platform
Tue, 27th Feb 2024
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digital literacy
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New Zealand's edtech sector celebrates as academyEx and the Ministry of Social Development triumph in the World Summit Awards, receiving acclaim for their innovative job skills platform, Digital Passport.
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HCLTech graduates first digital apprentices in New Zealand, plans expansion
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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edutech
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bi
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big data
HCLTech celebrates the graduation of its first group of digital apprentices in New Zealand and plans to expand the program.
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Identity Check online system pilot launched despite gaps over privacy, rights
Tue, 22nd Nov 2022
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surveillance
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dia
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ministry of social development
Government's online identity check system raises concerns over human rights, ethics, and Māori engagement. Nationwide pilot underway.
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VR becomes critical tool for tackling NZ skill shortages
Mon, 2nd Sep 2019
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vr
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ministry of social development
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UK Ministry backs VR in training—slices days into minutes, broadens global access in varied sectors.
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Tycoon game series teaches essential skills to run your own small business
Thu, 26th Jul 2018
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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ministry of social development
Want to find out what it would be like to be the next tech tycoon? A new interactive game series might just teach you the skills to walk that path.
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Is there room for ethics in the ‘Wild West’ of AI?
Wed, 13th Jun 2018
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ai
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ministry of social development
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sas
What are the ethical responsibilities for those developing and implementing AI? An expert panel at SUNZ discuss.
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Accelerator helps social enterprises get marginalised employees into work
Tue, 16th Jan 2018
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ministry of social development
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accelerator
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business
Launchpad Work is an accelerator for enterprises wanting to provide jobs or training for those who face the greatest barriers to work.
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New website to help teachers talk sex and gender with students
Wed, 23rd Sep 2015
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core education
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ministry of social development
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cyberbullying
RainbowYOUTH launches free classroom resource to increase understanding of sex, gender and sexuality diversity in New Zealand.
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Canterbury boost for non-for-profit Tech companies
Thu, 14th Feb 2013
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microsoft
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ministry of social development
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Ministry of Social Development and Microsoft launch project to improve technology capability following the Canterbury earthquakes.
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Legal Tender: Post delivers bad news to PeopleSoft
Tue, 15th Nov 2011
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erp
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peoplesoft
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legal tender
A wrap of the latest vender opportunities including: NZ Post seeks new ERP after ditching PeopleSoft; large government agencies chase property management solution; Pharmac signals IT overhaul.