About Us

The Technology Hub specialises in these key areas:

  • Curriculum planning and teacher PLD for NZC Digital Technologies years 6-10
  • Raspberry Pis – the fantastic little computer that’s capable of teaching big ideas
  • Delivery of FITS Framework for ICT Technical Support Certified Training

Ginette Van Praag – Owner/Operator

MOE ACCREDITED PLD FACILITATOR

Summary of Practice

Ginette has been a Digital Technologies educator, Leader of Learning and IT Infrastructure middle manager in New Zealand and in the UK.  She is a registered teacher and an accredited Practitioner in the Framework for ICT Technical Support (FITS). Ginette has over 15 years experience working with  and teaching Digital Technologies in mainstream schools.

She actively promotes creative computing in the wider community and in 2014 co-founded the 3C’s Raspberry Pi Computer Club for the 8-12 age group at Whangarei Central Library.

PLD Portfolio

Ginette has developed and facilitated NCEA Digital Technologies Workshops, Course Counselling and Programme Planning in this subject area to Digital Technologies teachers across New Zealand.

Participation in Our DT Workshops

The Technology Hub is one of just 9 preferred suppliers for the Strengthening Digital Technologies Fund, facilitating a coherent NZC teaching and learning programme for years 6-8+ with the Raspberry Pi.

Total Schools

79

NCEA DT

62

Raspberry Pi & DT

16

FITS Certification

1

Level 2 Digital Technologies Learning Workbook

Ginette is also co-author of the Level 2 Digital Technologies Learning Workbook from ESA Publications