Recommended reading

Information and Communications Technology Report 2013
The Information and Communications Technology Report takes an in-depth look into how New Zealand’s ICT sector is performing. It focuses particularly on the information technology services sub-sector, which has achieved export growth of 10 per cent per annum since 2002.

Building Innovation
The Building Innovation work stream of the Business Growth Agenda aims to grow New Zealand’s economy by encouraging and enabling investment in research and development, and lifting the value of public investments in science and research.

Computer science needs to be top career choice
Kiwi kids aspire to be All Blacks, musicians, doctors and sailors. However, many will grow up to be experts in areas that don't even exist today.

Adoption of new Computer Science high school standards by New Zealand teachers
Computer science was progressively introduced as a subject in New Zealand high schools between 2011 and 2013, and teachers have played a key role in the success of the introduction of the new curriculum. This paper looks at how the process has worked from their point of view.

ICT Qualifications Mandatory Review
Consultation document on the draft qualifications for computing and information technology

Interview with Frances Valintine, Chairman of the Board at The Mind Lab by Unitec
Frances Valintine talks to about a tech ed initiative for pre-teens set to launch in Auckland

Manaiakalani Trust
An inspiring story about a cluster of schools that wanted to find a way to engage the students in our mostly Decile 1A community. eLearning proved to be the ‘hook’ to guide our whole community to better educational outcomes.