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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 24 November 2020, 5:52 pm
Quick ITP update and upcoming events

The Steering Group for the skills component of the Industry Transformation Plan has kicked off, with a very awesome group of people helping steer the future plan for skills in Digital Tech.

Plus, all eligible members should now have received an invitation to get a mentor, be a mentor, or both! This is a really core part of professional development and we hope you're considering taking it up.

And check out the next ITP Thursday Live Webinar, featuring Chorus' head of network strategy talking through the future of connectivity in NZ.

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 16 November 2020, 4:28 pm
Quick ITP update and upcoming events

[From Monday] It's been a couple of very busy weeks at ITP. One activity last week included heading along to the Whitireia and Weltec Final Project Showcase for IT students, and as always, I came away really impressed. Some thoughts below, including some general ponderings about tertiary education.

Also, don't forget that nominations for ITP President and Deputy President are currently open, closing this Friday. You can nominate yourself or someone else you think would be good to lead the National Board and drive strategy.

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 09 November 2020, 1:00 pm
Quick ITP update and upcoming events

(From Monday) This week we're opening nominations for the role of President and Deputy President of ITP. These are highly critical volunteer roles that help set the direction and strategy of the organisation.

Also, check out our latest CITPNZ and CTech live webinar (happening right now!) and lots more happening at ITP.

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 02 November 2020, 1:00 pm

(From Monday) This week we kick off 6 months of celebration and recognition of 60 years of tech innovation in New Zealand - a huge milestone!

Why 6 months of celebration? Many don't realise this, b…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 27 October 2020, 1:00 pm

(From Tuesday) We have some excellent new offers available exclusively to ITP members, including some great course options and scholarships plus offers from the IT Psychiatrist, Escrow NZ, GoWirelessN…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 19 October 2020, 3:00 pm

(From monday) Well it was a huge weekend politics-wise, especially for Labour, Act and the Greens. So what does the election result mean for tech policy going forwards and how is ITP going to help rai…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 12 October 2020, 3:00 pm

(From monday) We're pleased to announce that Whitecliffe has become the first PTE to obtain ITP's coveted degree accreditation. Up until now, only Universities and Polytechnics have achieved it so thi…

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Quick ITP update and upcoming events

Paul Matthews. 05 October 2020, 3:54 pm

(From monday) We're excited to be helping host the CITRENZ 2020 conference on computing education this week - see more details below. It'll be run online only this year and free for everyone - a great…

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The return of the apprenticeship

Leon Hudson and Phill Smith. 21 September 2020, 7:31 am

With skills shortages in the tech sector only matched by increased global demand and the decline of tourism, where to now for the New Zealand economy? Could tech apprenticeships be the answer? A guest…

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To push diversity you need to be diverse - NZTech

Peter Griffin. 16 September 2020, 9:34 pm

NZTech wants to see the diversity its revamped board represents mirrored across the tech industry in general, where women, Māori and Pasifika remain significantly under-represented.

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Schools gear up to deliver digital exams

Peter Griffin. 11 August 2020, 8:47 am

Schools are getting a free digital health check ahead of offering digital exams in November as the government spends $20 million to ensure two-thirds of NCEA exams go online by 2022.

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