Tag Archives: Digital Technologies

DIY Technology – Hard Materials

It seems that as a teacher of digital technologies I am qualified to teach hard materials (go figure!) Fortunately having done a little DIY I would be fairly relaxed taking such a class. I wonder if I would be allowed … Continue reading

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Compulsory Digital Technologies Years 1-10 is coming…

“education should prepare young people for jobs that don’t exist using technologies that have not been invented to solve problems were not yet aware of” Richard RileyFrom 2020 it will be compulsory for New Zealand students Year 1-10 to be … Continue reading

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Strengthening Digital Technologies

Extract from above document… By the end of Year 10, all learners should be digitally capable – able to use and create digital technologies to solve problems and take advantage of opportunities.They will be equipped to apply their understanding of digital technologies to … Continue reading

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Did you cry?

I gave my senior class (Year 13) 25 minutes to create and answer their own post assessment survey. I gave them no direction, not even regards the number of questions. In fact I left the classroom and went had a … Continue reading

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Education Gazette feature on Digital Technologies at WEGC

Digital technologies teacher Edwin Bruce says a key defining factor in the school’s approach to the subject is its commitment to open source software (OSS), alongside the Google, Microsoft and Adobe suites. Both he and co-head of department Cris Roughton … Continue reading

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First Technology scholarship at WEGC …

We were very pleased (and proud) that for the first time at WEGC a student gained scholarship for Technology (and the first time a student has tried for a Technology scholarship). The Technology Scholarship Performance Standard requires students to present a … Continue reading

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Awards for top Digital Technologies student at WEGC

Congratulations to Aleisha Amohia as top Year 13 Digital Technologies student for 2015. Thanks to Datacom for recognizing this achievement with a certificate and generous prize. Presenting the award to Aleisha is Rose Ruane, Associate Director | S & I … Continue reading

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