Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced an investment package of around $40 million over three years to enhance the digital fluency of our young people.
“This investment will help integrate new digital technologies content, released this morning for consultation, into the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa, our Māori-medium Curriculum,” says Ms Kaye.
|Additional demand-driven professional learning and development for teachers||$9 million over 3 years||Funding applications available Term Four 2017|
|National programme to introduce new curriculum and teaching strategies to teachers||$15 million over 3 years||Information available from Term Four 2017, support available from Term One 2018|
|Professional and Industry Networks||$3 million over 3 years||Funding for networks available from Term Four 2017|
|Specialised online provider||$800,000 over 2 years||Activities delivered in 2018|
|Interactive resources||$3.5 million over 3 years||Available from Term One 2018|
|Online exams trials||$2.9 million over 1 year||Trials complete by December 2018|
|Digital Technology for All Equity Fund||$6 million over 3 years||Information for potential providers published August 2017|
|Digital enterprise scholarships||$330,000 over 3 years||Information will be released in coming months|
|National Digital Championship||$1.2 million over 2 years||Details announced late 2017|