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
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"
This morning on TVNZ’s Breakfast show, NZTech’s Andrea Hancox discussed busting tech stereotypes. Watch the interview here.
03 August 2017
New Zealand students can take their first steps into the exciting world of computer coding next week with the annual ‘Hour of Code’ campaign returning as part of Computer Science Education Week, 7-13 December.
01 December 2015