Category Archives: Education

MOOCs – Criticized And Praised From The Global Education Sector

MOOCs – Criticized And Praised From The Global Education Sector

Massive Open Online Courses MOOCs (massive open online courses) have received both criticism and praise from the global education sector. A few consider this recent trend nothing more than that – a fad, here today, gone tomorrow, offering little real benefit. But although some of the MOOCs available fall very much into this first category,…

Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

Education Tech and the Cloud Arguably one of society’s most important functions, teaching can still seem antiquated at times. Many schools still function similarly to how they did five or 10 years ago, which is surprising considering the amount of technical innovation we’ve seen in the past decade. Education is an industry ripe for innovation…

When Will Women In Tech Become The Norm?

When Will Women In Tech Become The Norm?

Tech Diversity It is well known that the technology industry has been dominated by men, but it is also clear that the industry is working to change that. Diversity in the tech industry, especially where it applies to women in tech, has been a topic of discussion for years. Recently the Washington Technology Industry Association…

Edtech and Virtual Reality – Exciting Learning Environment

Edtech and Virtual Reality – Exciting Learning Environment

Customizing Edutech Customized edtech learning solutions are becoming more commonplace as the education industry recognises their potential and begins transforming the traditional structures so as to incorporate innovative developments. From textbooks to tablets, chalkboards to virtual reality, edtech promises not only dynamic and exciting learning environments but better learning strategies and solutions. Virtual Reality and…

Retaining and Developing Tech Staff

Retaining and Developing Tech Staff

Looking For The Ideal Workplace Many leading tech companies are recognized as ideal workplaces, voted into the likes of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For lists, and yet the industry as a whole continues to struggle with talent challenges. Businesses are looking to source individuals who are top performers in their category, reliable, and…

CompTIA Certifications Fare Well in New IT Skills and Salary Report

CompTIA Certifications Fare Well in New IT Skills and Salary Report

New IT Skills and Salary Report DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/— Skills certifications from CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the technology industry, are the most popular credentials among information technology (IT) professionals, according to a recent survey on tech skills and salaries. The 2016 IT Skills and Salary Report published by Global Knowledge, a…

Education Through Collaboration And The Cloud

Education Through Collaboration And The Cloud

Education And The Cloud Online education, supported by cloud computing, has seen much growth due to the spread of massive open online courses (MOOCs) hosted in the cloud and a changing learning environment in which today’s tech-savvy students make use of their own devices to facilitate their learning. Providing cost-effective availability and scalability to e-learning…

The Edutech Expansion – Significant Advances In The Industry

The Edutech Expansion – Significant Advances In The Industry

The Edutech Expansion The largest education event in Asia-Pac and the Southern Hemisphere, EduTECH, has just launched in Brisbane, Australia, collecting educators and tech providers who will participate in eight congresses and eight post-congress masterclasses. The purpose of the conference is to discuss the significant role technology is playing in education, and a panel dedicated…