Driving Transformation In Education

On the back of the BETT Asia 2016 conference, Microsoft released the results from over 1000 respondents across APAC surveyed on the topic of what challenges/opportunities they have identified in optimizing technology for the classroom, along with what are the key skills students need to develop. I’m always interested in the results of these types…


Helping Students Become Global Citizens With Skype

Technology is disrupting education in ways that students and educators could not have conceived, as recently as 10-15years ago. Increasingly, schools are exploring ways to enable their students to become Global Citizens and I love the vision statement from Shirley Boys High School: Kiwi Soul. Global Vision. Technology enables schools to facilitate global connections for…


Youth, Technology & Disruption

This week, Microsoft New Zealand released a whitepaper entitled Youth, Technology & Disruption that examines the situation young  people face in New Zealand when it comes to education and future work opportunities. There are a number of points in the whitepaper and you can read the original copy by clicking here, with Managing Director of Microsoft NZ…