We're putting special emphasis on our young people and science / pūtaiao education. We're working on new or extended science / pūtaiao and technology / hangarau activities for teachers and kaiako across all levels of education.
Science & Tech
The science system contributes know-how for economic growth, helps to identify and manage risks in the natural world, and provides skilled researchers and workers to support an innovation economy.
Connecting science and technology-led businesses with learners, educators, local government and the wider science sector at a regional, industry and sector level.
Building on the importance of parents and families/whānau and local communities and providing an opportunity to encourage engagement with science through community collaborative research opportunities.
Participatory science platform
Building on traditional concepts in citizen science and enhances these through collaborative approaches more common to community-based participatory research.
Enhancing the role of education
Supporting all young New Zealanders to be resilient learners with future proofed skills to understand, assess and apply rapidly changing science and technology knowledge to their everyday lives.
Science sector engaging with the public
Recognising the important role that the science sector plays in ensuring the public relevance of research, whether through saleable innovations or policy-relevant results.