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…

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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…

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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…

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