In this section you can find resources about scholarship in technology. Some of the resources showcase the work of students who have achieved scholarship. Other resources provide insights into and information about teaching practice for scholarship.
In 2013, new scholarship standards were implemented for both Design and Visual Communication (DVC) and Technology Scholarship. The resources in this section are aligned to these new standards.
Year 11 student Christopher Dirks designed a new Meadowbank train station.
Hayley Rutter developed a chocolate and vanilla flavoured buffalo milk for premium health conscious buyers.
William Satterthwaite achieved top scholar in technology for the monitoring system he developed to help protect Haast tokoeka kiwi chicks.
Student Nathan James was awarded scholarship for iDispense in year 11 and further developed his prototype in years 12–13.
A year 13 student used the chameleon to inspire her design for a multipurpose light product.
Creating a website for a volunteer organisation turned out to be a very successful scholarship project for year 13 student Holly Hanson.
A year 13 student's incomplete prototype was a successful submission for technology scholarship.
Teachers who have had ongoing success with teaching scholarship share their approaches.
Outstanding scholarship recipient Kate Hirschman designed and constructed comfortable and durable golfing garments for her father.
Dustin Parkinson won top scholar DVC 2013 for his design for an iconic waterfront building.
In this scholarship resource, a group of graphics teachers with continued success in Design and Visual Communication (DVC) scholarship describe their teaching strategies and approaches.
A Wellington High School student successfully designed and made a costume for the Te Papa windows for the 2013 WOW festival.
Sohail Abdulla’s robotic window cleaner made window cleaning safer for his father – and won him top technology scholar in 2013.