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6 edu-tech trends for the classroom of tomorrow

Technology and digital innovation are changing the educational environment and the way students learn. This rapidly evolving landscape is accelerating digital transformation for teachers, schools and administrators alike, with the promise that technology will help students succeed. Here we look at some of the trends – including artificial intelligence (AI), gamification and coding – that […]

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Classroom 2.0: When old school meets new tech

Classroom 2.0: When old school meets new tech

The traditional classroom is in some ways a blank canvas, a simple room with desks, chairs and a blackboard at the front. It’s a setup that has worked well for centuries – but interactive technologies are set to transform it by taking this arrangement and adding a new layer of flexibility. Digital technology now allows […]

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Remember what you’ve learned: data storage for schools

Remember what you’ve learned: data storage for schools

As education becomes more and more digital, education CIOs at all levels are faced with an ever-expanding network of desktops, servers, notebooks, mobile devices and digital education and research tools. In addition to requirements around governance, security, deployment, maintenance, and training, these tools typically generate enormous amounts of data. Multimedia information is becoming more prevalent […]

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Everything you need to know about office software

Everything you need to know about office software

When it comes to software office suites, developers are offering the flexibility to mirror a more versatile business landscape. Software is no longer an either/or proposition. Think desktop-based software versus the cloud. Or paying licensing fees versus a subscription. Or the increasing range of devices that need to access docs and presentations. Here’s what you […]

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Is your school tech-savvy - and does it matter?

Is your school tech-savvy – and does it matter?

Technology and education have long been partners, but in the past decade or so the pace of technology adoption has accelerated, with significant new educational hardware, software and systems becoming available. Now more than ever, from primary to tertiary (and beyond), students and teachers are turning to their screens. In fact, book loans at the […]

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Why your school should offer data security training

Why your school should offer data security training

When most of us think about online privacy and data security, our thoughts turn to technology solutions such as firewalls, anti-virus software and encryption. But the most critical risk factor of all is the human operator: after all, even the most sophisticated security systems won’t help if they’re not activated or properly deployed, and it’s […]

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Is educational technology redefining the way we learn?

Is educational technology redefining the way we learn?

The education sector is at the forefront of the digital revolution, embracing computing and technology as a highly effective teaching medium. Educational technology is already replacing conventional teaching methods as students in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions use laptops, tablets, and a wide range of online learning platforms, software and apps to find and share […]

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Learn how virtual schools can improve real-life learning

Learn how virtual schools can improve real-life learning

Can virtual schools benefit primary and secondary students? Not every student can make it to a classroom. Time, location, and life commitments can make it difficult, especially for aspiring students who are also working full- or even part-time. Virtual schools are one answer to these difficulties. They’re not just for mature-age students looking for new […]

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Personalized learning is within reach

Personalized learning is within reach

Personalize learning with adaptive classroom technology Personalization is everywhere. Thanks to pervasive data, cloud computing, mobile devices and powerful analytics tools, retailers, service providers, government departments and organizations of all kinds can offer experiences tailored to a user’s individual needs and preferences. It’s a customer-focused world, and savvy schools are creating learning environments that deliver […]

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Why schools can’t ignore desktop computers

Why schools can’t ignore desktop computers

7 reasons why schools still need desktop computers Many schools are issuing tablets and laptops to their students, but are they always the best solution? In many cases, desktop computers are a better bet. Computers have become an important aspect of the classroom experience as schools increasingly issue laptops and tablets to their students. However, […]

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