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  • ​Digital leadership in a much disrupted sector

    Stuart Haselden, director of ITS at the Victoria University of Wellington, talks about transforming infrastructure to support multiple users, from digital natives to academics.

    Written by Divina Paredes17 Sept. 15 09:56
  • Chinese university opens Microsoft-backed U.S. outpost

    China's Tsinghua University has teamed up with the University of Washington and Microsoft to launch the Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) -- a tech-focused graduate school that's the first of its kind.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank19 June 15 08:52
  • Winning users’ hearts and minds

    "In the commercial space, you work with your customers to develop the product. We are transposing that to the education sector," says Chris South of Network for Learning on the Crown company’s learning portal, Pond, now approaching 1000 new users each month.

    Written by Divina Paredes13 May 15 06:00
  • Companies must teach employees how to swim in new oceans of data

    Take a quick tour through the C-suite of any major corporation today, and there's a good chance you'll see some titles that weren't there a few years ago: chief data officer, chief data scientist, chief analytics officer, to name just a few.

    Written by Katherine Noyes02 May 15 04:36
  • Montessori at work

    Businesses can learn from the principles espoused by a doctor and educator that changed the game for schools at the start of the 20th century – and continues to today.

    Written by Owen McCall27 Jan. 15 07:45
  • 30 Ways Google Glass Could be Used for Education (and 2 Reasons it Won't)

    Australia's Open Colleges, an online education organization that says it has educated more than 700,000 students and which boasts "more than 100 years of experience in distance learning," recently published an infographic to spotlight 20 potential uses of Google Glass in the education world.

    Written by Al Sacco04 Nov. 14 02:51
  • Google wastes no time refining Classroom

    Making clear that it's serious about its foray into education software, Google has pushed out a set of enhancements for its Classroom app, barely two months after its release.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez16 Oct. 14 06:45
  • Microsoft and other firms take pledge to protect student privacy

    Microsoft and other companies that provide education technologies and services to U.S. schools aim to assuage parents' concerns about the collection and handling of student data with a pledge to protect that data.

    Written by John Ribeiro07 Oct. 14 18:04