Tag Archives: IITP

Local businesses Datacom, Catalyst and IITP supporting WEGC

Following extract from Education Gazette. Support from the business community remains an important component of teaching their future employees… “WEGC enjoys a close friendship with the wider technology industry, including local information technology firm Datacom, which donates a cash prize … Continue reading

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IT Excellence in Education – Code Club Aotearoa

I attended the NZ Excellence in IT Awards last night. I was one of three judges in the Education category. The winner was Michael Trengrove for his work in establishing and now managing Code Club Aotearoa. This initiative involves coordinating a “nationwide network … 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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Interview with Paul Matthews

Q: What are the challenges you see ahead for the ICT market and professionals in the country? PM: Numbers and mindset. Firstly, we need to get more people into IT and those that are in our field focused on the right … Continue reading

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Is IITP relevant to secondary school teachers?

I am currently a member of the NZ Institute of IT Professionals (IITP) and am evaluating the benefits of continued membership. Some thoughts: 1. IITP fees while reasonable are expensive for teachers who are generally not well paid compared to IT … Continue reading

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IITP Code of Professional Conduct

The Institute of IT Professionals has a code of conduct for members. It would be interesting to know if any members of IITP were involved in recent Novopay, WINZ or ACC debacles, and if so, did they meet their professional … Continue reading

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