IBM partners with Nova Scotia to launch Technology Advantage Program pilot

IBM Canada has partnered with Nova Scotia to advance the province's technology sector; announcing the launch of a Technology Advantage Program pilot through Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC), which will allow enrolled students

Published on: March 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Ontario suffers wide disparities in school’s IT resources: Auditor General

Ontario's Ministry of Education is failing to provide students with consistent access to computers and lacks proper security training and practices to protect the personal information of students, according to the Auditor General

Published on: December 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Lenovo introduces virtual reality classroom to Canadian education

Lenovo is introducing its Mirage Solo VR headset into Canadian classrooms for a more immersive learning experience. ITWC had the chance to attend its a virtual safari showcasing the experience Nov. 8 at

Published on: November 13th, 2018 Tom Li

The first digital learning platform in correctional facilities sees success

Education has proven to be the key to rehabilitating incarcerated individuals and reducing recidivism, and the first tablet-based education initiative within the correctional system is reporting that it's been a great success. Corrections-related

Published on: August 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

8 tech summer camps for girls only (and 9 more for boys too)

More girls enjoying tech summer camps will equal more women in tech companies down the road! In a recent blog post in sister publication Computer Dealer News, I wrote about the lack of

Published on: July 21st, 2014 Cheryl Sylvester

Demand for Raspberry Pi brings down sites

Demand for the Raspberry Pi, a low-cost PC developed in part by students and researchers at Seneca College in Toronto has overwhelmed the site's ordering system for the bare-bones computer.“We've temporarily changed to

Published on: February 29th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

33-hour Montreal hackathon produces five cool projects

A hackathon hosted by several Montreal-based student groups produced five tech-based projects which could one day find their way to production, according to a report by technology and startup publication, Next Montreal. Occupy

Published on: February 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

P21 Canada: Partnership for 21st Century learning and innovation

Companies and education organizations attending a meeting in Toronto on May 11th agreed to take the next step in the establishment of P21 Canada. P21 Canada: Partnership for 21st Century Learning and Innovation

Published on: June 7th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

New Brunswick grade schoolers place third in InterroBang

A New Brunswick elementary class recently placed third at the InterroBang ( competition, and international social networking contest designed to develop 21st Century learning skills. The interesting twist is that the Grade 4

Published on: May 24th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Education tech highlighted in three nations

The growing importance of technology in education was clearly evident in three different countries over the past few months. In November 2010 the U.S Department of Education released its National Education Technology Plan

Published on: February 7th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Budget a big letdown for small Canadian firms

"Paltry" funds earmarked for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) in the 2010 federal budget, have come in for heavy criticism by tech industry observers. "There's really nothing much for SMBs -- nothing has

Published on: March 8th, 2010 Nestor Arellano