On Monday May 8th, 12-year-old Amelia Lockley is taking a day off school and flying down to Parliament to teach New Zealand’s political leaders how to code, and to share the importance of teaching coding to all young New Zealanders.
New Zealand is facing a major shortage of IT experts to help small and medium-sized businesses benefit from exciting technological advances, says the head of Google New Zealand.
The eSports phenomenon is tearing through high schools across New Zealand.
Job advertisements on jobs website Seek were up 9.9 per cent in the year to August.
Tom left secondary school around the same time the first ever iPhone was released, so a career developing apps wasn’t quite on his radar then.
App developer/entrepreneur Sebastian Hallam-Clarke already has four registered apps available for free download and has big plans for his future in software development.
Budding entrepreneur and self-taught web designer Joseph Daymond could well become New Zealand’s very own Mark Zuckerberg.