• Andrew DE WIT

      Andrew DE WIT

      About me: Syndicate Leader, Fergusson Intermediate School, Former Digital Learning Leader at Papakowhai School, Passionate IT innovator and digital leader. Hapara Champion Educator and a bit of a tech person. teaching for 18 years.



      • Tessa Gray

        Self review tool

        Te Tokorima-a-Mahuika (TToM) is a key part of the Readiness Programme. TToM consists of 15 questions. It has been de...o teachers and kaiako on how ‘ready’ they are to implement the new Digita...

        • Tessa Gray


          Pīkau means backpack or toolkit. By the end of this readiness program (Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko) you’ll have a pīkau/toolkit of resources to use for teaching and learning the new digita...

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          • Tessa Gray

            Ngā Kiriahi community guidelines

            ...y space for Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko Digital Readiness. For more about thi...up of kaiako, tumuaki, teachers, leaders - you! As we connect online w...elf and others Demonstrate good digital citizenship practices as rang...questions Be proud to grow your digital footprint online Be the...

            • Tessa Gray

              Welcome to Ngā Kiriahi

              Nau mai rā! Ko Ngā Kiriahi te mokowā tuihono ā-hapori kua whakaritea pū mō Kia Takatū ā-...nity space for Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko, the national Digital Readiness programme. We&rsquo...wledge, confidence and skills to implement the new Digita...

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              • Tahu Paki

                Nau mai! Welcome to our online community for Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko (Digital Readiness)! If you have any questions, post them up! Ngā mihi!

                • Kiran Swamy

                  00- Intro- Why Digital Technologies- I believe that allowing students to explore digital tech gives them power to create new things.

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                  • Tessa Gray

                    The Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko | Digital Readiness programme launched today

                    ...The Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko | Digital Readiness programme, the flag...eachers, kaiako and education leaders to introduce the new Digital Technologies & Hangarau M...e an understanding of the new digital technologies content and use...ideos, and train as a digital leader. Check out the Kia Takatū web...

                    • Nicola Tempero

                      DT4PS - Pou Hihiko

             for absolute beginners to Digital Technologies curriculum conte...m activities to teach the new Digital Technologies content. Provide...  Teachers and leaders in primary, intermediate and...nd learning new skills around digital technologies, computational t...

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                        Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko

                        We had more than 700 people sign up for Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko Digital Readiness programme in our first week.  Next step is to complete the self review tool so you can see how ready you are to implement the new curriculum content. 

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                          Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko | National Readiness programme goes live today

                          Kia ora tātou, We are GO FOR LAUNCH! The team have been busy and we're proud...ort you as you implement the two new areas of Digital Technologies (Computational Thinking and Designing and Developing Digita...

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                            Two new EM Pīkau now available, Pouahi Sneak Preview 1 and Pīkau 5: - check them out !!

                            Pīkau 5: First Steps in Programming: Computational Thinking Progress Outcome 1   This pīkau will explain what sequence, decomposition, algorithmic thinking, and debugging look like in the context of computer programming. It will also demonstrate a simple way to introduce these con...

                            Tags: pikau, pouahi, digital leader, computational thinking, programming, sequence, algorithmic thinking, debugging, facilitated course, sneak peak

                          Latest news
                          • We're going completely virtual for Term 2!
                            We are going fully virtual from April 15th until the end of Term 2.  Our first wave of  Kauhaurangi Tuihono / Online Webinars are happening online on a device near you! We know you've got a lot on so we want to keep it brief and ensure our programme is easy to...
                          • Kia Takatū Programme update: COVID-19
                              ***** Important Notice re COVID-19 **** Kia ora e te iwi Please see the link below for important information regarding our programme response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. In short: - We are following the advice and guidance of health officials, Government and the Ministry of...
                          • Video Update: Check out the latest in K te ahikāroa / Meetup space
                            Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko is excited to announce Huinga Hihiko / Super Meetups, as part of the Ki te ahikāroa / Meetups package. We'll be coming to the regions with two-day events for teachers, kaiako, digital technology or hangarau matihiko leaders and senior leadership. No matter where...