Events Diary

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

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2021

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.
More at wonderproject.nz

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 123tech.nz/sign-up

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 interfaceonline.co.nz/gamefroot2021/


From February

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


July

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 eventbrite.co.nz/e/motat-new-exhibition-opening-lovescience-education-preview-tickets-151730914249


August

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

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. impacted.co.nz/event-details/an-introduction-to-minecraft-education-edition-webinar

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

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. kaisclan.ai/2021-2022-kais-chess-challenge-season/


October

13-14 October uLearn21. Online education conference. More at core-ed.org/events/ulearn/


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Last updated 25 June, 2021

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