Chair's Report 2015/16

Chair’s report 2015/16

Internet access and digital skills are rapidly becoming essential for daily life in New Zealand. Education, health, banking, communicating with family and friends, accessing government services, applying for jobs, finding suppliers, small business administration and promotion, and buying and selling things, are just a few of the many daily activities that are more difficult and ... Read more

Recorded highlights of InternetNZ’s NetHui Roadtrip 2016

Recently strategic partner InternetNZ took their NetHui on the road for a day each in Nelson, Rotorua and South Auckland. Local community people made full use of the opportunity to collaboratively explore local and national perspectives on using the Internet, and to discuss relevant research, local projects, issues and opportunities. At all 3 venues, 2020 Trust people ... Read more

Stephen Carr, Executive Director 2020 Trust

2020 Trust appoints Stephen Carr as Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of 2020 Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Carr as Executive Director of the Trust. The Trust has also introduced management changes to respond to changing government expectations, improve organisational effectiveness, and contribute to strengthening the national development of digital skills. ... Read more

Civic Award for Chair of e-Porirua

The 2020 Trust congratulates Graham Kelly, Chair of the Porirua e-Learning Trust, on his Civic Award. Graham was the original driving force behind establishing the highly successful Porirua City Community IT Educational (e-Learning) Trust and has held the position of Chair for the last 15 years. ... Read more

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NetHui 2016 Roadtrip: Nelson, South Auckland, Rotorua

This year to widen community access NetHui takes to the road, with one day NetHui in Nelson, South Auckland and Rotorua. NetHui provides a unique opportunity for attendees from diverse professions and communities to discuss and debate digital issues that are critical for the future of the Internet in New Zealand. We are delighted to again be a ... Read more

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2020 Trust seeks Executive Director

Location: Wellington | Full time, Permanent | people&co Reference 17697 Applications close 5 pm, Sunday 25 September 2016 Proven people manager Strong financial literacy Strategic planner 2020 Trust is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organisation towards its vision to have New Zealanders fully participating in our digital world. The 2020 Trust is a registered Charitable ... Read more

2020 welcomes Digital Tech inclusion in NZ Curriculum

Yesterday (5/7/2016) Education Minister Hekia Parata announced the formal integration of Digital technology into the New Zealand Curriculum. “This is the first change to the New Zealand Curriculum since its introduction in 2007 and reflects our Government’s commitment to championing 21st century practice in teaching and learning,” says Ms Parata. “It will ensure that we have an ... Read more

2020 Trust appoints Auckland Area Manager

2020 Trust today announced the appointment of Sue West as Auckland Area Manager. Sue is a digital education professional with more than 25 years experience. This appointment will provide leadership in responding to digital inequality specifically in South and West Auckland. ... Read more

NZTech report: address students’ equity of access

A new report analyses New Zealand’s tech sector and highlights economic opportunities. It also recommends addressing the ‘Digital Learning Divide’.  “From Tech Sector to Digital Nation” is from NZTech, the New Zealand Technology Industry Association, with support from over 50 organisations from industry, education, health and government, including 2020’s strategic partner InternetNZ. The section on education focuses ... Read more

Privacy Week 2016, 9th-14th May, Privacy Commissioner, Te Mana Matapono Matatapu

Privacy week: worrying issues and useful tools

Last week was World Privacy Week, highlighting issues of privacy, trust and confidence on the web and in the real world. Here is our selection of recent reports and surveys, useful tools and good advice for keeping yourself safe on line. ... Read more