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LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: ‘Connect - putting the pieces together’ 7-9 October, Wellington High School; meet and greet Sunday 6 October Read more...

 

TESAC 2013: Conference paper snapshots

Here is a further small taste of some of the many presentations to be given at the upcoming TESAC 2013 Conference in Wellington in October. Read more...

 

TESAC 2013: Tempting Conference excursions

TESAC 2013 workshops include a number of visits to educational institutions and design studios around Wellington. Read more...

 

Burnside High Year 13 student James Watson and Bright Sparks mentor Andrew Hornblow pooled their creative skills during a recent 12-hour school-holiday session to come up with ‘Pi-AXE’, which enables the revolutionary Raspberry Pi credit card-sized computer and the PICAXE microcontroller to talk to each other. Read more...

 

A quick round-up of what’s new from the Futureintech team. Read more...

 

“Have you ever stopped to think what ‘Technology: Intervention by design’ really means?,” asks John Lockley... Read more...

 

Christchurch South Intermediate Hard Materials Technology teacher Randall Grenfell shares a multi-context (timber, acrylic, metal, electronics) project designed to appeal to Year 8 students – to design and build a speaker enclosure from scratch. Read more...

 

More prizes and support for 2014 projects

To celebrate IPENZ centenary in 2014 the Transpower Neighbourhood Engineers Awards team are looking to engage 50 engineers in 50 projects in schools throughout New Zealand. Read more...

 

To celebrate IPENZ centenary in 2014 the Transpower Neighbourhood Engineers Awards team are looking to engage 50 engineers in 50 projects in schools throughout New Zealand. Read more...

 

The combined TESAC groups of HETTANZ, GATTA, NZACDITT and TENZ participated in the PPTA Subject Association Forum on 25-26 July. Gerard MacManus reports. Read more...

 

In early January, Glynn McGregor was browsing the Kickstarter website and came across ‘Zero to Maker’, a new book that promised the opportunity to learn just enough to make just about anything. But the catch was that the book was yet to be written. Glynn shares his first-time experience of being a joint funder to get the book written and published. Read more...

 

The latest MoE National Newsletter: Technology has content that will be of interest and use not only to middle leaders in secondary schools, but also the wider Technology education audience. Read more...

 

NZGTTA News: August 2013 update

 

HETTANZ News: August 2013 update

 

NZACDITT News: August 2013 update

 

TENZ News: August 2013 update

 
 

t-news Issue 65

TESAC: TESAC 2013: Conference update

TESAC: TESAC 2013: Conference paper snapshots

TESAC: TESAC 2013: Tempting Conference excursions

Enterprise and Innovation
Student and mentor create the ‘Pi-AXE’

School/Industry Links
Futureintech Hub update

Research + Publications
Technology: Intervention by design?

Technology Years 1-8
Year 8 Speaker Project

Technology Years 1-8
More prizes and support for 2014 projects

Technology Years 9-13
More prizes and support for 2014 projects

Professional Development
PPTA Subject Association Forum report

Webwatch
Crowdfunding the Kickstarter way

Professional Development
MoE National Newsletter: Technology

NZGTTA News: August 2013 update

HETTANZ News: August 2013 update

NZACDITT News: August 2013 update

TENZ News: August 2013 update

 

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