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  • Gamification in Learning: Partnering with Z Energy

      Z Energy is one of New Zealand’s largest fuel distributors, and a long-term partner of Synapsys. Z Energy first engaged Synapsys’ services when Z took over the company from Shell, and were responsible for developing a learning and training platform for pilot Z Energy sites around the country. Having now established themselves fully –…

    So where does our story begin?

    At Synapsys, our name and our brand tell our story. We think of the synapses in the brain as the spark of creative thought, but they are also central to how we remember, and how we tell our body to take action. Synapsys stands for creative thought and action – we have a meaningful impact by…

    What are our Stands?

    At Synapsys, our Stands reflect how we think and drive the work that we do. What are they?  Whakarerekē whaitikanga – we stand for meaningful change and the discipline to execute it. Tiakitanga Whakawhanaunga – we stand for trusting relationships and support both eachother and our communities. Manawanui – we stand for courage and speak our truth with…

    Update on our Moodle Partnership

    What does our General Manager, Shayne Priddle, have to say about our Moodle partnership. “Since joining Moodle as a Certified Service Provider, we have had great support from the Moodle community.  The level of enquiry from businesses and clients looking for support through sophisticated learning systems has been great, and it’s been rewarding to support these businesses…

    We have some big news!

    Synapsys’ very own Learning Design Lead, Maire Smith has been selected as a Judge for the upcoming New Zealand Association of Training and Development (NZATD) Awards!  In being selected, Maire is being recognised for her significant contribution to learning – did you know that she has even been a recipient of an NZATD award in the…

    Have you heard of Au Consulting?

    Au Consulting are leaders when it comes to implementing cultural change here in Aotearoa.  Using the combined strategic, cultural and educational expertise of their consultants, Au Consulting are able to support and guide organisations to connect more authentically with Te Ao Māori. Synapsys recently worked with Au Consulting on the creation of several micro modules and…

    The latest Pickled cases are live!

    Maybe you want to help a farmer spraying gorse on a steep slope, or you might be keen to assist Tate and his team with a bit of welding in an online game?   Back in 2019, Synapsys partnered with Worksafe New Zealand to develop the learning design for an online game suite that would help…

    Synapsys on partnering with DIA: NZLPP Project

    “This programme is an exemplar for Synapsys in how genuine partnerships with our clients can contribute to significant positive impact across a sector in challenging times.” The Department of Internal Affairs (“DIA”) is New Zealand’s public service department, responsible for issuing documents like passports, citizenship grants, registering births and deaths, and more. They also advise…

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    Why Synapsys sees Moodle as a valuable partner

    “Synapsys is thrilled to be included in the Moodle certified global partner ecosystem. For us, learning has the most impact when the right systems are synched to the right strategy and the right team. Technology should always be the servant of the learner. Having the right platform is key to that value.” – Phil Garing …

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    The National Library builds capability and stronger communities during tough times with the NZLPP

    The National Library’s NZ Libraries Partnership Programme is supporting librarians and library services to be retained during Covid-19, at the same time ensuring librarians play a key role in supporting their communities and people seeking jobs. A key part of this programme is upskilling librarians, so that they can provide greater support for library users…

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    Why we do user testing

    There was an interesting piece about user testing in the Alertbox newsletter from NNG this week. I like to do a round of user testing on most learning-design projects, simultaneous with the second SME review. It needs to be after the first review, because the content should be complete and 90% final. The aim is…

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    Raising-the-bar on accessibility

    We are excited to announce we are taking home an Initiative award for Accessibility at the 2021 NZATD Learning and Development Awards. The award acknowledges work that creates accessible learning and encourages best practice. We are receiving this award for the online module Demystifying Procurement, which we developed and built in collaboration with MBIE. The…

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