Technology professional supports
Teachers and kaiako can access a range of supports to build their confidence in ensuring that students have access to rich learning opportunities in technology.
Networks of Expertise
Networks of Expertise support subject associations and broader networks used by teachers and school leaders. The focus is building teacher capability at school/kura and Kāhui Ako at regional and national levels to deliver rich, locally relevant learning experiences across the curriculum.
NZGTTA is a professional subject association setup to promote and support teachers of design and visual communication (graphics) and designing and developing materials outcomes (materials technology) education in New Zealand schools.
For more information, contact: MichealF@chbc.school.nz
HETTANZ encourages the lifelong learning of home economics and designing and developing processed outcomes (food and processing technology) education. It is a future orientated, teachers association promoting professional support and advocacy for all HETTANZ educators.
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
TENZ is a professional, collaborative network, promoting and supporting all levels and all areas of technology education in New Zealand. See Technological areas (DDMO, DDPO, DVC, CTDT and DDDO).
For more information, contact: email@example.com
DTTA aims to create a community of digital technologies teachers to share resources, communicate, and speak with one voice to get their subject area recognised and supported. This covers the technological areas computational thinking for digital technologies and designing and developing digital outcomes.
For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Regionally allocated PLD
Kāhui Ako | Communities of Learning, schools, and kura are able to apply for funded support.
Schools, kura, and Kāhui Ako can select a suitable accredited facilitator who will work with them to build a professional learning and development plan which is responsive to their needs, priorities, and approach to delivering curriculum content, in a manner tailored to their individual needs and context.
Digital technologies professional support
For professional supports specifically focused on digital technologies, see: Digital technologies professional learning.