TENZ Wednesday Webinar | AI & Digital Devices

Join our “AI & Digital Devices” workshop and empower yourself to teach Artificial Intelligence in the classroom. Unpack the technologies that have made AI-powered devices like fitbits, smart speakers, and autonomous vehicles possible. Discover tools that will make machine learning accessible to your students and watch insightful videos to consider the past, present, and future […]

Reform of Vocational Education Webinar

Reform of Vocational Education Webinar with Waihanga Ara Rau 📅 Wednesday 8th November ⏰ 1:30-2:30 PM 🔗 https://go.tenz.org.nz/45UrLyP Hear Anna Douglas Katy Cottrell talk about: – Workforce Development Councils – Changes from Unit Standards to Skills Standards – BCATs Review  

Taima ki te kōrero – Technology and Assessment

Come along to our monthly ‘Time to Talk’ session and have a relaxed chat about what’s on top for technology educators. Our November kaupapa will be ‘Technology and Assessment ‘ where we will discuss how technology teachers can effectively incorporate assessment strategies within their curriculum, focusing on evaluating student progress and performance in technological fields.  […]

TENZ Wednesday Webinar | Litter Intelligence Education Programme

The Litter Intelligence Education Programme (LIEP) is a flexible programme for teachers and students changing hearts, minds and behaviours around litter pollution. LIEP develops individuals skills and capabilities in creative leadership, problem-solving, presentation delivery, storytelling, influencing techniques, community engagement, citizen science and more.  The programme is highly adaptable; allowing teachers to work collaboratively within a […]

TENZ Wednesday Webinar | Bring the ocean to the classroom – through virtual reality!

In partnership with New Zealand Geographic, NZ-VR is a school outreach programme that aims to connect thousands of young New Zealanders with the natural world. Wearing a virtual reality headset, students experience a number of underwater experiences through 360˚ videos that compare and contrast different marine environments. Students learn what causes ocean damage and what […]

Waitangi Day

6 February 2024 Every year on 6 February, Aotearoa New Zealand marks the signing of The Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. The day was first officially commemorated in 1934, and it has been a public holiday since 1974. Find out more TKI Event Resources New Zealand History Online – Treaty of Waitangi Radio New Zealand […]

TENZ Wednesday Webinar | Unleashing Creativity with Natural Resources

This webinar will encourage teachers to think outside the box on how to use natural resources in interesting ways. While exploring the properties and design possibilities, Celia will provide practical examples that can help engage students in hands-on projects while creating a deeper understand of the opportunities in te taiao. Register here

Seaweek – Kaupapa Moana

2 – 10 March 2024 Seaweek is an annual national week about the sea hosted by the Sir Peter Blake Marine Education and Recreation Centre (MERC). Seaweek is a time for all of us to get to know our ocean, its habitats, characteristics, and inhabitants better. You can get involved in a range of activities, opportunities, competitions, […]

International Women’s Day 2024

International Women’s Day 8 March 2024 International Women’s Day is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 as a focal point in the women’s rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women. Find out more UN International Women’s Day International Women’s Day Organisation IWD […]

TENZ Wednesday Webinar | Classroom Phones – DIY Kits

“Happy Phones” are pre-loved smartphones which have been data-wiped, configured, and boxed up with resources to support learning in the classroom. Used offline, with zero setup, they empower ākonga to take photos and videos and learn new digital skills. Learn how to create your own kit with Happy Phones founder, Geoff Bentley from TechLeap. Register […]

Easter 2024

Ngā Mihi O Te Aranga | Happy Easter from TENZ Important dates to keep in mind: Good Friday – 29 March 2024. Easter Monday – 1 April 2024. Easter Tuesday – 2 April 2024 (a school holiday).

Introduction to SAMSUNG’s Solve for Tomorrow Competition

SAMSUNG’s Solve for Tomorrow is a nationwide competition challenging New Zealand’s students to unleash their creativity and use STEAM to help improve their communities. Delivered in partnership with MOTAT, and open to students in Year 7-13, the finalists will share $20,000 in prizes, including prize money and Samsung tech for them and their school. This […]

TENZ Wednesday Webinar | AI in the Classroom: Play, Learn, Grow

Join this interactive workshop and discover AI generated learning activities, powerful tools, and actionable steps to transform your classroom. Learn how AI can personalise learning and save you time. Explore real-world examples, discover creative activities and leave with a toolkit to design enriching experiences for all your students. Play, Learn, Grow with AI! Register here […]

TESAC Conference 2024

Ōtautahi | Christchurch – Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury

13 – 14 April Ōtautahi | Christchurch – Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury Explore cross-curricular opportunities and integration that foster collaboration and innovation. Unleash your creativity across all technology subjects. Live Mātauranga Māori, Te Ao Māori during the 4 days and embed the experiences in your teaching and learning. Gain insights […]

Earth Day 2024

22 April 2024 Earth Day is a global event where people honour the natural environment and raise awareness of environmental issues that trouble the world. 2020 marked 50 years of Earth Day. Find out more TKI Event Resources Para Kore TKI Education for Sustainability Enviroschools TKI Instructional Series – Sustainability Related

ANZAC Day 2024

25 April 2024 Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the landing of New Zealand and Australian soldiers on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915. Many New Zealanders feel a strong connection to this event, through family and whānau stories. Find out more TKI Event Resources ANZAC Day Activities – NZHistory First World War – TKI ANZAC […]

New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Week 2024

6-12 May 2024 New Zealand Sign Language is an official and unique language of New Zealand. It is the language of New Zealand’s Deaf community. Like other signed languages, NZSL uses the hands, the body, and facial expressions (including lip patterns) to express meaning. NZSL has its own grammatical structure and ways of expressing ideas. The […]

Gasav Ne Fäeag Rotuạm Ta – Rotuman Language Week 2024

12-18 May 2024 Rotuma consists of the island of Rotuma and its nearby islets and is located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, about 500 kilometres north of Fiji. Although Rotuma is its own nation, it is currently administered by Fiji as a dependency. Rotuman people are a separate ethnic group with their own distinct language, culture, […]

Water New Zealand – Exploring Stormwater Careers

Tākina Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre 50 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand

Water New Zealand are holding an event as a part of their Stormwater 2024 Conference in Wellington for students in years 12/13. This event allows for high school students to meet and learn from recent graduates about what a career in stormwater could look like. Students will learn about the different areas/disciplines which contribute to […]

Pink Shirt Day 2024

17 May 2024 Pink Shirt Day is about working together to stop bullying by celebrating diversity and promoting kindness and inclusiveness. It’s about creating a community where all people feel safe, valued and respected, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion or cultural background. “Kōrero Mai, Kōrero Atu, Mauri Tū, Mauri Ora – […]