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NZTech Update – Cyber Security, Exponential Tech and AVs

Hi Readers Last week at #uLearn16, the largest teacher development conference in New Zealand, I challenged Kiwi teachers to consider the world their students will enter when they leave school. It was a fantastic event, huge, with thousands of teachers. I reiterated across multiple presentations that our kids must be creators, not simply users of tech, that … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Cyber Security, Exponential Tech and AVs"
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NZTech Update – Skills shortages and teacher development

Hi Readers We are currently working on a project with ATEED and the Ministry of Education to develop and pilot models to assess the viability of providing pathways directly from high school into the tech sector. Interestingly, there is anecdotal evidence that the organic increase of high school students taking up programming and other digital technology … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Skills shortages and teacher development"
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NZTech Update: Industry fragmentation, innovation and start-ups

Hi Members It has been incredibly exciting to see the technology sector become New Zealand’s 3rd largest exporter delivering unparalleled benefits in making our nation internationally competitive. There is more work to be done with fragmentation still visible across the tech industry in our small nation.  The advancement of a knowledge-based economy can only be … Continue reading "NZTech Update: Industry fragmentation, innovation and start-ups"