Ginette Van Praag is an MOE Accredited PLD Provider and can be engaged to deliver Centrally Funded PLD support for NZC Digital Technologies (English Medium). She has been working with teachers to implement Digital Technologies in schools throughout New Zealand since 2008.
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 School ICT Technical Support (FITS). Ginette has 17 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.
The new after-school club DT Academy, Taupō will launch shortly, offering a host of exciting DT aligned STEAM activities including programming, 3D modelling and printing, electronics, robotics and a tinker space for local children and youth. Watch this space!
Ginette has also taught NCEA Digital Technologies online with FarNet and spent three years as National Coordinator and e-Learning Facilitator for the VLN Primary School, teaching weekly programming and computer science online classes to primary school children across New Zealand.
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 was one of the 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.
Raspberry Pi & DT
Coming Soon – Term 3/4 2018 – Connected Issue Featuring Raspberry Pi Matariki Project
Level 2 Digital Technologies Learning Workbook
Ginette co-authored this edition of the Level 2 Digital Technologies Learning Workbook from ESA Publications