Technology, which is crucial for New Zealand’s economic and social future, is in the hands of school children who are taking a massive interest in the country’s fastest growing sector, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.
10 April 2019
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
12 June 2018
A cluster of low decile Northland schools is on track to outperform many higher decile schools around New Zealand through digital learning. Students in the Te Puawai cluster – which includes Manaia View School, Whau Valley Primary, Te Kura o Otangarei, Whangarei Intermediate, Tikipunga High School and Hikurangi Primary School – are making faster progress in … Continue reading "Low decile students outperforming higher decile schools"
06 June 2018
Teachers need to be better paid as they adjust to educating kids in the fastest growing sector in New Zealand, – technology, an award-winning Maori chief executive of a fast growing ed-tech company says. Kendall Flutey, who runs Christchurch company Banqer, says one of her main concerns facing education and schools dealing with technology is that teachers … Continue reading "Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution"
27 September 2017
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 … Continue reading "Universities important but many skills can be learned on the job"
04 October 2016
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 … Continue reading "NZ’s tech future resting on children of today"
11 August 2016
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 … Continue reading "Leading for 21st Century Learning"
NZTech has backed the Government’s move to put $1 million into digital technology projects.
05 August 2016
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.
04 July 2016