Information for teachers, careers advisors, ākonga and their whānau

What is Tech22?

Auckland Unlimited, NZTech, the Ministry of Education, Media Design School and the Wynyard Innovation Neighbourhood have partnered to host Tech22, to inspire ākonga (learners) into technology careers. 

The Tech22 Tour is designed to spark inspiration for year 11–13  ākonga. The Tour showcases tech innovation and creativity, providing an opportunity for school leavers to join our fastest growing and highest paid sector. Read more about tech jobs, what’s involved and salary ranges.

The Tech22 Tour is hosted in collaboration with Techweek2022, a nationwide festival of innovation.

How does Tech22 work?

School groups meet at Wynyard Quarter on Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 June. 

Learners will be introduced to their Tech22 Tour host (students from Media Design School)

They will visit leading companies and explore tech careers around the precinct. 

Ākonga will actively engage in interactive tech with storytelling and hands-on experiences.  For example, AR/VR, robotics, creative design and more. 

Depart by 2.00pm.

Why join Tech22?

We want to help ensure ākonga are interested in pursuing opportunities for technology careers.

We know there is a tech job to suit everyone and we want to show ākonga tech careers involve more than just coding!  This provides a unique opportunity to join New Zealand’s fastest growing and highest paid sector.  

Explore New Zealand’s digital skills landscape in Digital Skills Aotearoa.

Check out what was on at the Tech21 Summit.

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