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Current ICT Events, Clubs and Competitions


Brave Hearts Coding Competition

Brave Hearts_CodingCompetition.pdf

Open to students in years 7 to 10.

Minecraft Competition

https://interfaceonline.co.nz/minecraft2017/

ShadowTech Day 2017
http://www.nztech.org.nz/shadowtech/

This day starts at Manukau Institute of Technology with careers activities and talks, and then moves on to workplace visits to shadow a mentor for the day. It's a GREAT opportunity, for year 9 to 11 students. 31 May, 2017.


Young ICT Explorers Competition

http://www.youngictexplorers.org.nz/
This competition is open to school students from years 3 to 13. A wide range of project types are eligible. Join as a team or individual.


She#

http://www.shesharp.co.nz/events.html 
Regular get-togethers throughout the year, aimed at bringing together school students, tertiary students and women in the workplace. 


Media Design School open days

http://www.mediadesignschool.com/enrolment/open-days
Media Design School in the CBD is a great place to study if you're interested in digital art, animation and game-making.They have open days at various times throughout the year, plus a weekend open day in August.


Techtorium

http://techtorium.ac.nz
ICE Courses (Intro to Computer Engineering)

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Cyber Security (which is the pre-requisite for the following courses)
 Cloud Technologies
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  Servers (Open to Year 13)
Digital Forensics (Open to Year 13)

CODE(Software Development)
Programming (to be done in this order);
Games
Mobiles (Open to Year 13)
Artificial Intelligence (Open to Year 13)

JHack

http://jhack.co.nz/
An Auckland based junior hackathon! Student registration is here.
This is a Microsoft & MIT partnership, a group of MSP's will be teaching students how to use Construct 2.
The students can either work solo or in teams of 3 to come up with a computer game. 


GirlBossNZ

http://www.girlboss.nz/
This is an aspirational and inspiring group of young women (and when I say young I mean 17!!) who are on a mission to inspire and encourage other female high school students. They are keen to encourage girls into tech but with an business and entrepreneur mindset!

They also encourage and support GirlBoss 'pods' - ie, Groups to run their own events and groups within their own schools. Just get in touch with them here to find out more! 


Girl Code

http://girlcode.co.nz/
This is a workshop run by Matt and Alice Gatland.  They've been running them for about a year now with great success. The group work together to build a web application. The course cost $400 for the full 8 weeks.
They have also just started to run a schools program too - for more information, check out the details here: http://girlcode.co.nz/schools/ 


Join Web Rangers NZ today!

Become a New Zealand Web Ranger! Show your creative side and help others get the best from the web while staying safe and happy. Competition and workshop information at https://netsafe.org.nz/webrangers/ 

Page last updated May 2017