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Technology crucial for New Zealand’s future

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.
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Low decile students outperforming higher decile schools

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"
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Teachers need to be better paid for the tech revolution

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"
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Big future in little cousin of education exports – edtech

With the risk to foreign student export market from potential changes to immigration policy, the government should increase its focus on the little cousin of education exports, edtech, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The education export industry is a $3billion market of which the majority is made up of bringing in foreign students. Today is … Continue reading "Big future in little cousin of education exports – edtech"

NZTech Connect Wellington

Join NZTech CEO Graeme Muller for a discussion on the future of our people, our economy and our government as outlined in New Zealand’s Digital Future – Tech Manifesto 2017. Technology is evolving faster than ever before with artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, 3D printing, genetic sequencing, Internet of Things, robotics, synthetic meat and milk. Each … Continue reading "NZTech Connect Wellington"
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Leading for 21st Century Learning

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"