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MoW report : How to attract and retain girls and women in tech education

Ministry of Women final report on how to attract and retain girls and women in tech education. WEGC Year 12 and 13 students contributed to this report. One quote… “Many people have the misconception that software development is done in isolation and … Continue reading

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Pride week at WEGC

Staff photo to commemorate WEGC annual Pride week. This event has wide support from staff and students. Great initiative and all part of cultivating an inclusive, diverse and safe learning environment.

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“from your fave dt students”

It is nice to be appreciated. These same students communicate with me in binary code occasionally. No doubt will be brilliant IT staff one day.

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Silicon Valley and Seattle… the sequel (and maybe some help needed)

Following a successful trip in 2014 to Silicon Valley (Google, Facebook, Adobe, Dreamworks, Intel, Tech Museums..)  and Seattle (Microsoft, Boeing, Museum of  Flight…) WEGC is doing it all over again – in about 5 weeks time. The tech firms have … Continue reading

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School websites

School websites are still important components of both communication and marketing plans. I am leading an initiative to replace the existing WEGC website, two significant streams of work being content provision and design. Fortunately development is being done externally. Some of the objectives … Continue reading

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Google Classroom or Hapara?

More by accident than design Wellington East Girls College have a % of teachers using Hapara Teacher Dashboard and some using Google Classroom. Both these products provide fantastic opportunities to improve learning at home and in the classroom. Parents and caregivers … Continue reading

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And the most popular device for BYOD is?

From a recent sample of 200 Year 9 and 10 students at Wellington East Girls College. WEGC are just starting their third year where Year 9 students are required to bring their own devices (BYOD). The BYOD policy is platform … Continue reading

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