Find out what has been happening in the EdTech sector, including EdTechNZ’s first meetup of the year and a facial recognition trial at tertiary providers could lead to wider use in New Zealand schools.
27 March 2019
Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the launch of the Accelerator youth training programme at The Warehouse.
27 February 2019
This year brings a lot of promise for EdTechNZ
23 January 2019
27 November 2018
Welcome to the final newsletter of 2018. Regardless of what the festive season means to you, I wish you all the best for the holidays and 2019. Maori TV recently broadcast an interesting feature on the digital future of education. The Raranga Matihiko programme delivers digital technologies access and curriculum content learning for both digital technologies … Continue reading "EdTechNZ Newsletter – November 2018 Update"
13 November 2018
We want to help NZ schools and communities recognise and value the importance of 21C skills, and show our young people how critical these work-ready skills are when it counts – at their annual prizegiving. We know how committed you are to this kaupapa so we would love for you to get behind the 21C … Continue reading "21C Skills Lab is excited to bring you the 21C Prizegiving Challenge!"
30 October 2018
The big education event this month was CORE Education’s annual uLearn conference. During his presentation, the AI Forum’s Ben Reid highlighted the significant opportunity in New Zealand for AI to deliver efficiencies in education and transform some of the traditional learning methods. For those in Auckland keen to learn more about AI and gain hands on … Continue reading "EdTechNZ – AI set to transform education"
Earlier this year, a friend gave Rebecca and I honey from his own suburban Auckland hive. Immediately, I decided I wanted a hive of my own! I’ve always liked bees (even as a child), beekeeping is good for the environment and who doesn’t like honey? It makes a great personal gift too.
25 September 2018
29 August 2018
It’s been a busy quarter in the EdTech space. In July, I had the pleasure of MCing the New Zealand Education & Technology Summit. Inspired by the event, it was a great reminder that New Zealand does in fact have a World Leading Education system. Kudos to Ormiston Junior College for an excellent example of what students … Continue reading "EdTech Newsletter – August 2018 Update"
EdTechNZ is a community across different sectors. We work and collaborate to maximise opportunities and address challenges from education technology in New Zealand classrooms and around the world.
02 July 2018