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ATTN TEACHERS: 2020 Scholarships for EDUCATE Programme

Monday December 16, 2019

The new Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko curriculum is to be embedded into all schools by 2020, so now is the time to ensure you and your school are utilising the latest teaching methodologies to ensure your school's and student's success.

As part of SIGNAL's commitment to enhancing New Zealand's tech capabilities, we have a limited number of  $2000 EDUCATE Professional Development Scholarships for Digital Technologies teachers at all levels within NZ. 

The $2000 scholarship covers almost all study costs, including fees and the University of Canterbury student levy, leaving only a small contribution from the school or teacher to cover the 3-day on-site intensive in Christchurch 20-22 April, 2020.

EDUCATE Teachers Programme is shaping NZ's tech future at school level — Image by: Lenore Wright

EDUCATE is led by international award-winning digital education specialists, Professor Tim Bell and delivered over two years through the University of Canterbury. EDUCATE can be completed while you are teaching, from anywhere around NZ. 

The global 2018 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education was presented to Professor Tim Bell at an international symposium in the United States in February 2018. — Image by: Kylie Jackson

“I spent 2018 developing resources to help implement the principles Computer Programming in my classroom as part of EDEM665. In doing so I have had significant success in raising the profile of computational thinking within my teaching program and now deliver a richer course which has been well received.”

If you have a passion for innovative technology education, are dedicated to the future success of your students and would like to become a leader of Digital Technologies teaching practice in your school or community, apply NOW for 2020!  

Please feel free to contact us at or call 0800 99 00 24 if you have any questions. There are limited Scholarships available. Applications should be received no later than February 22 to ensure consideration.

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