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What the Future of Learning Might Look Like

What the Future of Learning Might Look Like | NZ Education | Scoop.it
Education and learning could look radically different in the next few years. The education foundation KnowledgeWorks has released a forecast on the future of learning, focusing on ways that technology and new teaching strategies are shaking up traditional models.
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Digital Badges: An Annotated Research Bibliography v1

Digital Badges: An Annotated Research Bibliography v1 | NZ Education | Scoop.it
This annotated bibliography is a first step toward organizing literature about digital badges, open badges and badge systems. This domain involves multiple streams of literature from education, learning sciences, library and information science, reputation systems, and systems design.

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Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future

Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future | NZ Education | Scoop.it
Why Learning Through Social Networks Is The Future
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An excellent article for imagining how the future of education might develop via social networks.

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Skype in the Classroom brings together classes in New Zealand and California

Skype helps bridge the distance between a school in Auckland, New Zealand and one in Los Altos, California. Students get a global education with Skype in the classroom. Learn more: https://educat...
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Tertiary Education Commission to cut jobs - Radio New Zealand

Tertiary Education Commission to cut jobs
Radio New Zealand
The Tertiary Education Commission has briefed staff on Thursday on restructuring plans that will cut nearly 51 (50.6) fulltime positions.
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SIT to add Mandarin course in 2014 - The Southland Times

SIT to add Mandarin course in 2014 - The Southland Times | NZ Education | Scoop.it
SIT to add Mandarin course in 2014
The Southland Times
Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology and Unitec Institute of Technology also offered qualifications in Chinese.
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High jump and higher education - the fallacy of continuous improvement - The Standard

They set targets and you meet those targets, so they raise the targets. You meet them again, so they raise them again. If those targets were high jump bars, everyone watching would know you are going to miss the target at some point.
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Context, construction and community - the changing topography of education

Context, construction and community - the changing topography of education | NZ Education | Scoop.it
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Students to get Windows 8 upgrade discount - CNET

Students to get Windows 8 upgrade discount - CNET | NZ Education | Scoop.it
Students to get Windows 8 upgrade discount
CNET
Most English-speaking countries, including Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, and Western Europe will get access to the discount on February 21.
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Benjamin Zander - Work (How to give an A)

Teachers TV. Benjamin Zander talking on how simply you can motivate your students to win an A by giving them As right from the begining :)
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What an amazing vision for education - what a different world we could create.

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NZ's education system ranked high globally - National - NZ Herald News

NZ's education system ranked high globally - National - NZ Herald News | NZ Education | Scoop.it
New Zealand has been ranked as having one of the top education systems in the world.
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Skills crisis: Growing firm struggles to find suitable graduates - Education - NZ Herald News

Skills crisis: Growing firm struggles to find suitable graduates - Education - NZ Herald News | NZ Education | Scoop.it
Fast-growing health software company Orion needs to hire 50 software engineering graduates this year, but probably won't be able to find them.
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School moves to protect rights to student-designed apps - National - NZ Herald News

School moves to protect rights to student-designed apps - National - NZ Herald News | NZ Education | Scoop.it
An Auckland school is seeking legal advice on how to best protect the intellectual property of students who are designing and programming apps. - New Zealand Herald
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How to Use Social Media for Academic Branding

Your online presence, by design. 3-step social strategy for profs, teachers, grad students & researchers.

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Medical clowning degree to be launched - The Dominion Post

Medical clowning degree to be launched - The Dominion Post | NZ Education | Scoop.it
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Medical clowning degree to be launched
The Dominion Post
... degree to be launched. TESS MCCLURE. Last updated 08:36 16/10/2013. Thomas Petschner. STACY SQUIRES/Fairfax NZ.
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Cheers ring out at MIT - Auckland stuff.co.nz

Cheers ring out at MIT - Auckland stuff.co.nz | NZ Education | Scoop.it
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Cheers ring out at MIT
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Fifteen of her creative writing students gathered at Manukau Institute of Technology to watch the ceremony live online. And screams erupted when their ...
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Giving students an A+ .....

Giving students an A+ ..... | NZ Education | Scoop.it
I recently attended the annual CITRENZ conference, held this year in Hamilton, New Zealand and hosted by Wintec, the Waikato Institute of Technology.  This is the primary local conference for those...
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We need to reassess how and what we assess

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Entrepreneurial Education – can we afford not to take the risk? » Clare's Personal Portfolio

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Foreign students turned off by NZ - New Zealand Herald

Foreign students turned off by NZ - New Zealand Herald | NZ Education | Scoop.it
Foreign students turned off by NZ
New Zealand Herald
Immigration "hiccups", dodgy education providers and unscrupulous student agents are damaging New Zealand's export education reputation, says Labour export education spokesman Raymond Huo.
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University of Auckland in New Zealand

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FJMT and Archimedia collaborate to create iconic University of Auckland New Business School in New Zealand. 'A new landmark symbolising research and knowledge was sought by the University, which values excellence, ...
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New Zealand Parliament - Inquiry into 21st century learning environments and digital literacy

New Zealand Parliament - Inquiry into 21st century learning environments and digital literacy | NZ Education | Scoop.it
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The Education and Science Committee has reported to the House on its inquiry into 21st century learning environments and digital literacy, chairperson Nikki Kaye announced today. The report can be found on the New Zealand Parliament website at http://www.parliament.nz/en-NZ/PB/SC/Documents/Reports/

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Cuts to student allowances could push postgrad students overseas - National - NZ Herald News

Cuts to student allowances could push postgrad students overseas - National - NZ Herald News | NZ Education | Scoop.it
A survey of 202 people, mainly students, found cutting allowances for postgraduate students would result in a lack of research, innovation, expertise and knowledge in New Zealand.
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One step too far

One step too far | NZ Education | Scoop.it
The minister for tertiary education, Stephen  Joyce, may think he’s above the law but we don’t. He has told the New Zealand Herald “he would step in to force change at Auckland University” if neces...
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