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Digitech Roadshow

Coming up fast. Don't miss out!

The DigiTech Roadshow 2017 is a series of six one-day events held across New Zealand, exploring key themes and concepts of the fast-changing digital technologies landscape.

In 2018, digital technologies will be recognised as part of the technology learning area of the New Zealand curriculum. Let CORE prepare you for this important development by leading you on a journey to increase your understanding of digital technologies. Together, let’s develop and test ideas that will engage students in problem solving, creativity and critical thinking.

Thank you to Netsafe, the official Event Partner of the DigiTech Roadshow 2017, for helping us bring this event series to a town near you!

Key themes

  • Coding, robotics and makerspace
  • Computational thinking
  • Digital fluency across the curriculum
  • Design thinking
  • Game-based learning/gamification
  • Digital citizenship and safety online

Who should attend?

  • Primary and secondary school teachers and leaders
  • Educators interested in developing their knowledge and learning new skills around digital technologies, computational thinking and problem solving to promote learning

Learning outcomes

  • Build an understanding of the why and how to introduce computational thinking, coding and robotics into educational spaces programmes
  • Explore the implications of the upcoming digital technology curriculum
  • Support learners to problem solve, create and innovate through design thinking
  • Explore the latest research on digital technologies, to take your learners from digital fluency to citizenship
  • Share useful digital resources and ideas
  • How to customise learning experiences to recognise individual, cultural and developmental differences
  • How to use games, coding and thinking strategies to transform learning

Event details

Time: 8.30am - 3.30pm

Cost: $257.00 +GST (5% discount available for groups of 5+ from same school/kura; 10% discount available for groups of 10+ from same school/kura)


Date Location
1 August

Whangarei Girls’ High School, Whangarei


3 August

Epsom Girls’ Grammar School, Auckland


14 August

ACG College, Tauranga


17 August

Puketapu School, New Plymouth


22 August

Nayland Primary School, Nelson


24 August

Otago Girls’ High School, Dunedin


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