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BYOD
MAXHUB announces the E2 Series Interactive Flat Panel for better education outcomes
Last week
MAXHUB, a company known for leadership and innovation in the EdTech space, has recently announced the release of its latest Interactive Flat Panel with the groundbreaking E2 Series.
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Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric University adds new courses to lineup
July 2022
The new updates include fundamentals of power, cooling, racks and physical security, and guidance on how to optimise data centre designs.
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Children
Children’s privacy harmed in online learning - Human Rights Watch
May 2022
A new report finds that multiple governments worldwide failed to adequately protect children's privacy when endorsing online learning products during the pandemic.
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Cloud
Coursera launches Career Academy and certificates from Meta and IBM
May 2022
"Students and workers need access to fast-tracked learning and career pathways to take advantage of these unprecedented career opportunities."
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LMS
CYPHER LEARNING advances online learning in Australia
April 2022
With the launch of ILP, CYPHER LEARNING aims to emphasise the difference between a traditional LMS and an intelligent solution.
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PIJF
Schooling security: How safe are Kiwi kids in the age of hybrid learning?
February 2022
With the inevitability of online and hybrid schooling becoming the norm for many Kiwi kids, parents and educators are finding the risks significantly higher than pre-pandemic levels.
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Gaming
Study shows Australians prioritise protection over convenience
February 2022
A recent study by McAfee has identified the shifts in needs, attitudes, and actions that will impact Australia in 2022.
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Cloud
Infosys & Tennis Australia foster leadership & digital inclusion
January 2022
"We agreed that the next phase in our relationship would be to jointly build programs that have a larger positive impact on our community.”
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STEM
Study: Online learning helping reduce the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia
December 2021
Online learning is reducing the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia, according to a new study by Coursera.
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Coding
CoderSchool closes US$2.6 million pre-Series A funding
September 2021
CoderSchool has announced closing a US$2.6 million pre-Series A round led by Monks Hill Ventures. 
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SaaS
Case study: How Pattern helped SimTutor secure online education
March 2021
SimTutor provides a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution designed for online healthcare education and e-learning content creators.
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Online Training
DDLS launches new online learning platform to support changing business needs
December 2020
"DDLS Plus is another step towards our commitment to help organisations fill critical ICT skills gaps, while enabling students to expand on their career potential.”
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Cloud
Infosys commits to bringing online learning to all learners
December 2020
According to a new announcement, the company has stated it is ‘focused on improving digital accessible learning experiences for people with disabilities’.
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Cybersecurity
New CompTIA cybersecurity skills certification available worldwide
November 2020
Private sector business and defense organisations alike rely on CompTIA Security+ to build cybersecurity skills among their frontline cyber defenders.
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Online learning
Skillsoft launches new leadership focused online learning resource
July 2020
Skillsoft has launched a new series of online learning resources designed to help people with leadership development, with a particular focus on digital leadership skills required to be successful in today’s fast-changing world.
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Innovation
Alibaba Cloud brings tech innovations to those impacted by COVID-19
May 2020
“At Alibaba Cloud, we are committed to providing industries that have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with advanced technological solutions that will offer much needed support and guidance."
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Microsoft Teams
Content learning hub hits its stride during COVID-19, raises US$40m
May 2020
The company states funding will be used to increase market expansion in North America as well as expand its content provider partner network in direct response to the increased demand for the platform.
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Employment
Alteryx launches free data science course, looks to upskill global workforce
May 2020
“COVID-19 underscores the importance of something we’ve believed in for a long time - data analytics technology complements and enhances our human capabilities."
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ML
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
April 2020
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
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Online learning
Pluralsight offers 7,000+ online tech courses free for April
April 2020
In a bid to encourage online learners to stay home and upskill during COVID-19 lockdowns, Pluralsight, the enterprise technology skills platform, has made its 7,000+ courses available for free for the month of April.
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Education
Cyclone named essential NZ supplier for online learning devices
April 2020
The Ministry of Education has selected Cyclone as one of a handful of essential business suppliers for devices and technologies used in distance and online learning.
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Online learning
Nanogirl launches online STEM learning programme for self-isolated Kiwis
March 2020
The team at Nanogirl have launched an online learning platform for Kiwi kids to help get them through the COVID-19 lockdown period. 
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IT Training
Cellebrite brings greater online learning to law enforcement
March 2020
Cellebrite, the digital intelligence solutions provider for public and private sectors, has extended its online learning capacity for digital forensics professionals facing travel restrictions.
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Education
Tech in schools can level the experience playing field
September 2018
A survey by Instructure suggests technology could give students the world experience needed to help navigate an increasingly globalised world.