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2017 Week of Engineering coming soon

The Week of Engineering is taking place in the first week of August, with events including three public expos, a programme of workplace visits for schools, and screenings of Dream Big, a film about the marvels of engineering.

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Published June 2017
 

A new way to explore your stories

We've just launched a new Profile Explorer feature, which allows students to use keywords and categories to choose which Ambassador stories to read.

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Published June 2017
 

Young women talk engineering in Wellington

Increasing the diversity as well as the number of people working in technology, engineering and science is an important part of what Futureintech works towards, so we're delighted to have been part of a new series of Women in Engineering events for female high school students in Wellington.

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Published June 2017
 

Schools to foster digital creation as well as use

The government has recently announced changes to the New Zealand Curriculum to position Digital Technologies as a core component of learning for students at all levels, from primary to senior secondary schools.

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Published June 2017
 

Pedal power: a fun way to recharge devices

Electrical engineer Kate MacDonald from GHD is working with students at St Peter's School on a pedal power project for the Transpower Neighbourhood Engineers Awards. The Year 7-8 students are designing a stationary bicycle that can generate electricity for charging the school's laptops and iPads.

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Published June 2017
 


 

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