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Virtual field trip: Victoria University goes to Antarctica
Wed, 11th Jan 2017
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Victoria University is offering a free online course allowing students to explore Antarctica, with support from Antarctica New Zealand.
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Blackboard Collaborate named ‘product of the year’
Wed, 6th Apr 2016
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Blackboard Collaborate wins 2016 WebRTC Product of the Year award for its innovative online collaboration solution.
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Cloud software and collaboration solutions in hot demand by educators
Mon, 7th Mar 2016
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The adoption of cloud-based software in classrooms will fuel the global market of classroom collaboration management systems, says report.
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Blackboard expands virtual classroom offerings with new partnership
Tue, 1st Mar 2016
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Blackboard has partnered up with Skytap to provide cloud-based, on-demand virtual training labs via Blackboard Learn, the company's flagship LMS.
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Wellington school embraces Innovative Learning Environments
Thu, 19th Nov 2015
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In a bid to bring their school into the 21st century, Wellington Girls’ College introduced innovative learning environments (ILEs).
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NZ's Tairua School, making modern classrooms a reality
Mon, 14th Sep 2015
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Tairua School in the Coromandel is replacing desks with e-hubs as part of a pilot program to modernize education.
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Massive change taking place in education technology market
Thu, 23rd Jul 2015
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Teachers and students are using technology to connect and learn together, with the global ed tech market set to grow to $59.9bn by 2018.
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Microsoft's new Office 365 Education services in the works
Thu, 16th Jul 2015
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Microsoft is adding two new services to its Office 365 Education package, Microsoft Class Dashboard and Microsoft School Information Sync.
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What to expect in education tech in 2015
Thu, 8th Jan 2015
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Tech in education to soar, with a market set to hit $19bn by 2018, revolutionizing teaching methods and enhancing learning through apps.
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Dell launches learning laptop for schools
Thu, 2nd May 2013
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The new Latitude 3330, designed to help schools and educators teach tomorrow’s leaders.