Universities important but many skills can be learned on the job

Jackie Clark
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Media Release, NZTech News

If New Zealand raises its education outcomes over a period of 20 years to a level comparable with Finland, it can generate a 204 percent increase in GDP worth an additional $US258 billion, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

Technology is driving changes in the way Kiwis work and the skills required for work, he says.

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NZ needs to invest in promoting tech now, as it has been for years with education and tourism

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Media Release, NZTech News

It’s time New Zealand seriously started to invest in promoting technology, the country’s third largest export industry and fastest growing sector of our economy, a leading New Zealand tech businessman says.

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Breaking stereotypes essential to inspire girls into tech

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZTech Women

This morning on TVNZ’s Breakfast show, NZTech’s Andrea Hancox discussed busting tech stereotypes.   Watch the interview here.

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NZ’s tech future resting on children of today

Jackie Clark
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EdTech, Media Release

Rotorua – The future of New Zealand’s success rests largely on the importance of how school children manage technology today, one of New Zealand’s leading tech experts says.

Graeme Muller, chief executive of NZTech, the voice of the tech sector in New Zealand, told the New Zealand ULearn education conference in Rotorua today that New Zealand has to focus on making today’s children creators rather than users.

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Leading for 21st Century Learning

Jackie Clark
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EdTech, NZTech News

As announced by Education Minister Hekia Parata at the NZTech Advance Education Technology Summit in Auckland last month, digital technology is to be formally integrated into the New Zealand curriculum. The follow up announcement from the Minister of an immediate $1 million investment in initiatives to help schools engage their students in digital technologies sends a strong message of commitment.

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NZTech backs $1 million for digital technology projects

Jackie Clark
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EdTech, Industry News, Media Release, NZTech News

NZTech has backed the Government’s move to put $1 million into digital technology projects.

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Great first step for NZ to enter digital literacy era

Jackie Clark
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EdTech, Industry News, Media Release, NZTech News

The government has made a great first step to introducing digital technology into the New Zealand curricula to cope with the demands of fast-approaching digital future, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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NZTech calls for faster implementation of digital literacy

Jackie Clark
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EdTech, Industry News, Media Release, NZTech News

Teaching computational thinking, digital technology and cyber security at primary school level has been identified by NZTech to be as integral as maths and English to the nation’s economy.

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Edtech will be a $200 billion global market

Jackie Clark
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EdTech, Industry News, Media Release, NZTech News

Education technology will be a $200 billion global market by 2017, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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Join the New Zealand delegation to #ISTE2016

Jackie Clark
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EdTech, Events, NZTech News

Join us in Denver, Colorado this June! 

On behalf of NZTech and our EdTechNZ Advisory Board, you are invited to join the New Zealand delegation to attend the largest Edtech Conference in the world, #ISTE2016.

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