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Influencing beyond the education sector

As our influence extends beyond the education sector, we are honoured to witness the growing interest from various groups within the NZTech community. The EdTechNZ collaborative spirit and forward-thinking approach have garnered interest from groups such as AI ForumIoT Alliance and BlockchainNZ, reinforcing the idea that education and technology are powerful allies. As we unite our forces, we anticipate exciting opportunities for cross-sector collaboration and knowledge exchange, fostering a brighter future for education in New Zealand. With this in mind, we hope to continue to see this growing appreciation from our peers, but now it’s time to do the mahi to be leaders of the tech and education industry. 

To be a leader in the tech industry, it all starts with the basics – our NZ curriculum and traditional education system. We’re proud of our growing relationship with the Ministry of Education (MoE), especially with our upcoming webinar and welcoming the General Manager for NZ Curriculum & Te Whāriki at the Ministry of Education, Julia Novak, to our Executive Council. With our collective mission of transforming education, we searched for a candidate who embodies passion, vision, and dedication – and Julia is the perfect fit. Her expertise and unwavering commitment to advancing education through technology will undoubtedly amplify our efforts in bringing innovative products and services to schools.

Connected Ako

The MoE have recently launched their digital strategy refresh, Connected Ako; a transformative blueprint for redefining education with digital technologies at the forefront. In celebration of this milestone, we’ve partnered with MoE to share their insights and spotlight inspiring stories in our webinar hosted on Wednesday, 26 July. Register to attend our webinar at 12 pm tomorrow. 

Founders Day: 

Mark your calendars for Founders Day on 4-5 August. It’s going to be a fantastic opportunity for EdTech founders to come together and share their knowledge. We’re thrilled to have guest speakers Lane Litz (Chatterize), and Sally Webster (AWS) who will be sharing her inspiring EdTech founder journey and providing valuable insights on navigating the EdTech space. Founders Day is all about fostering collaboration, exchanging ideas, and building strong relationships to further develop our world-class local EdTech ecosystem. This event is for founders only. To register, please email our executive director, Alison Mackie.

Expanding Horizons into the USA Market:

As part of our strategic initiatives to promote New Zealand EdTechs on the global stage, we are heading to the USA market. Discover how you can tap into this vast market and expand your EdTech venture. If you missed our insightful session on Vietnam, you can still earn a stamp on your EdTech passport. Catch up on our market deep-dive to Vietnam by reading our blog or watching the hybrid event here. Make sure to register to attend our hybrid event on the 16th September on the US market here

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events!

Ngā mihi 

The EdTechNZ Team

Read full news here: EdTechNZ July Newsletter

EdTechNZ EdTechNZ is the voice of EdTech in New Zealand, supporting the growth of the sector. Our purpose is to drive the creative use of technology, inside and outside the classroom, for better student outcomes. We aim to facilitate a world class education system for all New Zealanders and showcase local EdTech to the world.