From pixels to playgrounds: the urgent need for balance in our children’s digital lives
As children's lives become increasingly digitalised, health experts highlight the immediate need to balance screen-time with physical activity, combating sedentary habits and potential obesity risks.
AI project to revolutionis assessments & teacher workload
Bolton College's AI project FirstPass offers significant advantages for formative assessments, improving student responses and reducing teacher workload.
Free coding education coming to Kiwis thanks to Grok Academy
Grok Academy and software firm WiseTech Global collaborate, offering New Zealanders free access to extensive coding and web design education from January 2024.
Kabuni launches immersive learning platform with 'Learn-to-Earn' model
EdTech firm Kabuni introduces Kabuni WIZARD, an immersive learning platform with a unique 'Learn-to-Earn' model for youths.
CYPHER Learning introduces AI 360 for course creation
CYPHER Learning unveils AI 360, an AI-aided suite for swift, personalised course creation for schools and businesses.
Indian teachers co-design AI tool with Microsoft for enhanced learning
Indian teachers collaborate with Microsoft Research on an AI tool, Shiksha copilot, to improve educational content.
Metro Bank's 'Kids Play' initiative fosters tech skills in deprived London children
Metro Bank's 'Kids Play' initiative is teaching tech skills to primary school children from deprived areas of London.
Groundbreaking AI tutor alleviates exam stress for Australian students
Zookal introduces AI tutor 'Exam Prep Zookal Genius' to help students excel in exams, offering personalised learning at an affordable price.
Adobe Express reaches over 43 million students and teachers
Adobe Express for Education reaches over 43 million K-12 students and teachers worldwide, becoming a preferred choice for many educational organizations.
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.
Teaching remotely in a COVID-19 world
The principles of blended learning means that meaningful learning can take place at home, and allow the students and teachers to interact and collaborate.
Aura InfoSec & University of Waikato seek talent for new Aura Professor of Cyber Security role
The new Aura Professor of Cyber Security will focus on risk assessment research and delivery, particularly in penetration testing.
Adobe: Gen Z don’t feel prepared for a tech-driven workforce
93% of students and 78% of teachers agree that Gen Z would be better prepared for the future if they had a good understanding of technology.
Let us tell your story - Educators is here to listen
We want to hear from you. How is the changing digital landscape affecting your educational offerings? We want to tell your stories.
Top Kiwi teachers win big for digital empowerment
The three education leaders were celebrated at yesterday’s ceremony alongside 366 fellow teachers from the November 2015 and March 2016 cohorts.
Collaboration keeps digital tech alive at Christchurch schools
A joint effort between several secondary and tertiary institutes results in quality technology learning for high school students in Canterbury.
Vic Uni spin-out gets $450k from big NZ innovation investor
EdPotential will deliver software-as-a-service products based on advanced algorithms and data analysis capability through cloud services.
Teacher quality 'single most important influence' on success, study finds
Teachers are the most important factor in determining the education outcomes of New Zealand children, according to a new survey.
New Zealand takes part in Trans Tasman principal exchange
New Zealand and Australia embark on a pioneering principal exchange program, enhancing educational leadership across the Tasman.
Updated: Education sector slams Joyce on income rankings
Educators are 'astounded' that Joyce, in releasing this data, suggests teaching isn’t the profession to choose if you want a prosperous future.
EdTech World Tour comes to an end: 'NZ has been a great inspiration'
Busson and Jarre say at each stage of the New Zealand leg, they were welcomed and impressed by this country’s approach to edtech.
NZ ranks high in literacy levels
NZ shines on global stage with top five ranking in world literacy levels, hailing a more nuanced approach to measuring literacy for future societies.
Technology a real force in the classroom, survey shows
Technology is saving teachers time, enabling them to focus on students, according to a survey by software-as-a-service firm Instructure.
Technology hindering kids' writing skills
Handwriting is at risk of becoming a lost skill in New Zealand, with 65% of parents believing it will disappear in the next 20 years, according to a new study commissioned by BIC.