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Giz a job: Industry says no need for tertiary qualifications

Paul Brislen. 28 September 2017, 10:20 am

As the innovation sector struggles to find people to fill roles, a number of major companies have banded together to deliver an open letter to the public saying applicants need not hold a formal qualification to be considered.

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120,000 kids still without internet access at home, warns lobby group

Paul Brislen. 30 August 2017, 8:40 am

The 20/20 Trust has released its Digital Inclusion Manifesto in the lead up to the election and is calling for all New Zealanders to have affordable access to the internet and "the skills and confidence to use digital technologies for learning, for work and for life".

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Technology Education Policy in Election 2017

Ian Apperley. 26 July 2017, 7:18 am
Technology Education Policy in Election 2017

In the lead-up to the election, Ian Apperley takes a closer look at policy considerations. This post: education.

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World Biggest Education Technology Conference Explores Computer Games for Learning

IFIP Staff. 11 July 2017, 8:09 am

The use of computer games to support the learning and assessment of 21st century competencies was the focus of a keynote by Professor Valerie Shute at the World Conference on Computers in Education (W…

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Reflecting on the Digital Technologies school curriculum announcement

Paul Matthews. 03 July 2017, 11:00 am

As outlined last week, ITP is really happy to be part of the major announcement around the detail of Digital Technologies in the curriculum for all New Zealand schools. This is an initiative we've bee…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 02 June 2017, 3:18 pm

In which we close out the Copper Age, discover people do actually use this thing called the internet and that if teachers can grasp the nettle, so can you.

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A different approach to digital technology in schools

Dave Lane. 02 June 2017, 8:17 am

It's 2017 in New Zealand, and our schools aren't producing enough confident, informed digital participants. Sure, they can play games like a boss, but that's just digital consumption. Ask them to do s…

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Teachers embrace digital learning technologies

Paul Brislen. 01 June 2017, 7:32 am

A survey of primary and intermediate school teachers and principals finds that most believe digital technologies are enhancing classrooms and student learning. 

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How to be a Highly Valued Employee

Heather Grace. 21 March 2017, 7:19 am

If you would like to be a more highly valued employee and reap the rewards of that (get promoted, earn more money, help your organisation be more successful) please read on.

Many years ago, back in…

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People Disrupt Processes: Adopt a "No Dickheads" Policy

Heather Grace. 15 March 2017, 6:58 am

Talent is not everything. Our sports teams have found this out the hard way. Some of our national teams, now have a "No Dickheads" policy.

What do we mean by a "Dickhead" and how do you spot one?

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Do you have Knowledge, or Wisdom?

Heather Grace. 15 February 2017, 6:42 am

The other day I saw a slogan on the side of a truck, which said: "Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad." My immediate reaction was amusement,…

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