This is the year for EdTech. Now more than ever there is the opportunity and the imperative to reshape how we deliver education. While the New Zealand education sector has responded well to the current challenges, it also saddens me a little to think that it took a world-changing event to trigger change.
14 May 2020
A new year and a new decade always presents the opportunity to look at things through a different lens and rethink our future. Here at EdTechNZ, we think now is that time for us.
26 February 2020
Thanks to some great work from David Glover, three EdTechNZ Executive Council members met with the Productivity Commission earlier this month to discuss their current inquiry into technological change and the future of work.
26 November 2019
The New Zealand Productivity Commission has released their first draft report New Zealand, technology and productivity which EdTechNZ made our own submission to earlier this year.
22 October 2019
Spring is the season of new beginnings and so it is for EdTechNZ too.
25 September 2019
I am excited that EdTechNZ’s first working group, the Digital Skills Working Group, is officially up and running and we are now working with external stakeholders to further our objectives. The primary purpose of the working group is to help solve the digital skills gap by demonstrating the effective educational technologies (tools, platforms and pedagogies) that work best for schools, tertiary learning and workforce training. The focus is on 21st century learning and skills, coupled with technology’s role in augmenting education.
24 July 2019
It has been a busy three weeks with four diversity and inclusion events, the last of which is tonight in Christchurch.
EdTechNZ has collaborated with TechWomen to take the topic of diversity on the road.
25 June 2019
A prominent Kiwi businessman has set up New Zealand’s first ever enviro-tech camp at Raglan, south of Auckland.
18 June 2019
Auckland – The New Zealand education system needs a serious shake up to deal with the velocity in which technology is changing the working world, EdTechNZ has said in a submission to the Productivity Commission.
09 June 2019