Events Diary

Check out some the key digital technology and education events that are coming up in the next few months.



Terms 1-4 The Wonder Project 2021 Programme. Rocket Challenge Year 5-6, Term 2; Plant Challenge Year 7-8, Term 4; STEM Careers Year 7–13, Year-round.
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Terms 1-4 Sign up to the 123Tech Challenge. Digital activities for school students to support the DT&HM curriculum. Nationwide competition for Years 1-13. More at

Term 2-3 The Great NZ Histories Student Game Design Competition. Challenge your students to design and create games using Gamefroot. Details and entry at

From February

Rubber Duck Awards 2021. Competition to tell local stories through game design. Find out more at


8 July Teacher preview of MOTAT LOVE / SCIENCE, a new exhibition showcasing technology that have saved, changed and influenced our lives for the better. Book at


2 August Space Race 2021. Registrations open for the Kai’s Clan Space Race season 2021. Find out more at

2 August Introduction to Minecraft: Education Edition. Free online workshop to get educators using M:EE with confidence across the curriculum. 3.30-4.30pm.

9-11 August NASDAP Conference 2021. Reflect. Reconnect. Rejuvenate. Te Pae Convention and Exhibition Centre, Christchurch. More at

30 August Kai’s Clan Global Chess Challenge. Blend physical and virtual worlds in a chess tournament for students aged 7-18. Registrations close 30 August. Competition in February-April 2022.


13-14 October uLearn21. Online education conference. More at

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Last updated 25 June, 2021

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