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Digital divide anxiety as school year looms
As technology in the classroom becomes a necessity, many children could be starting at a disadvantage as the financial strain becomes too much.
Class in the clouds: How AI and cloud can transform education
The global education landscape is changing, and Australia no exception. Michael Chetner explains how AI and the cloud will create a new way to learn.
What to think about when planning IT infrastructure in schools
An expert with a history of builiding successful IT infrastructure for the unique education sector shares their advice for getting it right.
Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Overall, between July and September, DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries.
How to address Australia’s alarming cyber security shortage
"To address the cyber security skill shortages in Australia, CySCA aims to promote cyber security as a career option."
Tech in schools can level the experience playing field
A survey by Instructure suggests technology could give students the world experience needed to help navigate an increasingly globalised world.
Iranian govt hackers phishing universities worldwide – Secureworks
The targeting of online academic resources is similar to previous cyber operations by COBALT DICKENS, a threat group associated with the Iranian govt.
Using AI to address the cybersecurity skill shortage
There is an expected shortage of over 1.8 million security professionals worldwide over the next few years.
BNZ teaches Settlers Village residents about online scams
Residents at Auckland’s Settlers Village are now wiser to the dangers of online scams, thanks to a visit from BNZ staff yesterday.
Mimecast acquires cybersecurity training firm Ataata
Ataata's security awareness training and cyber risk management platform will be integrated with Mimecast’s cyber resilience for email.
Why Australian businesses should add cybersecurity to the end of financial year checklist
Australian organisations should be looking at their ICT security as part of their planning process for the new financial year.
Qlik throws its weight behind data literacy through A/NZ education providers
According to Qlik’s recent Data Literacy Survey, there is only a 19% data literacy rate amongst graduate entry level workers in Australia.
Bridging the digital skills gap in the AEC industry
With the construction industry projected to grow by more than 120,000 jobs in the next five years, having a workforce of skilled employees is a must.
AWS funding bursary course to support local data centre workforce
The global giant has partnered with the Institute of Technology Tallaght in Ireland to help local talent pursue a career in technology.
Tableau partners with Swinburne University on new analytics course
The course is positioned as a method for increasing the digital literacy of students in a range of professions.
How artificial intelligence can assist the delivery of quality education
AI could assist a university with the processing of student enrolment applications or the reporting of academic results.
Te Papa and EQC’s Minecraft mod shakes up earthquake education
Skeleton horses and killer bunnies may not be traditional learning tools, but a new mod for Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons.
Wellington businesses promote ICT opportunities to the region’s teenage girls
"We are certain that opportunities like this make a difference in addressing the current gender imbalance in ICT."
Budget 2018: Govt. to invest $42 billion in capital spending
“We have to build the strong foundations that give every New Zealander the chance to succeed."
Victoria University of Wellington takes cybersecurity message to Samoa
Staff from Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science are currently in Samoa to spread cybersecurity awareness.
Exclusive Interview: Targeting the university sector with AARNet and Zoom
ARRNet talk about the best ways to service the education sector, as well as its collaboration with Zoom
Research: HP took lion’s share of PC shipments in 4Q17
“Chromebooks grew by 67.2% YoY, the majority of which came from the education segment. The uptake of Chromebooks is expected to increase in 2018.”
New education platform empowers Kiwi teachers in the digital age
The Digital Passport has been created by 12 Mind Lab educators to enable teachers to develop skills and understanding to deliver the new curriculum.
AUT launches online course to support Kiwi entrepreneurship
The Practical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Paper (ENTR770) welcomed its first official intake of students on March 14.