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Why have you chosen computing?

December 3, 2013

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As part of the development of the Excellence in Communications project, we’re planning an NZ-wide survey of students and industry to get a deeper understanding of IT student and industry values and educational expectations. At the beginning of 2014, CITRENZ will be undertaking a benchmark survey of all incoming IT/computing students: the “Values and Educational […]

There’s a word for that: Anupholesteraphobia

October 15, 2013

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I found myself reading a book on music performance (long story). I like this page, and this awesome word: Anupholesteraphobia: The fear of not being able to cover the material. We could replace music with any discipline for quite a bit of insight. In education those of us who advocate Education for Sustainability see it […]

Audaciously sustainable

August 30, 2013

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The Audacious Student Business Challenge has expanded this year to encourage business for good with a social enterprise category. It has also moved to encourage wider participation with a new crowd-sourcing platform Skulksource. You can encourage the development of sustainable start-ups by voting for the fledgling businesses such as: Spread the Help: Spread your donation […]

Sustainable action points

August 30, 2013

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I’m working with a final year Career Practice student – Lily Parker. Lily is interested in the notion of the sustainable practitioner from a career counselling perspective. For her is it is as much about personal understandings – life as a journey as it is about changing work practices. We are producing a set of […]

Sustainable Community Enterprise

August 7, 2012

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I’ve been working with an inspiring learner Joe Davy. Here’s our presentation in support of proposal to establish a Sustainable Community Enterprise within Otago Polytechnic. Community sustainableenterprise from Samuel Mann