About Us

The Technology Hub is one of 9 Ministry of Education preferred suppliers for Strengthening Digital Technologies

We offer Training Solutions, Resources and Consultancy for the Education sector in the Digital Technologies space.

We specialise in these key areas:

  • Curriculum planning and teacher professional development that promotes digital fluency for Kiwi learners through the creative and innovative use of computing and new technologies.
  • Best practice IT Infrastructure Management Training to leverage maximum value from school IT using the Framework for ICT Technical Support (FITS)

Our Portfolio includes:

  • Curriculum planning and course development for Digital Technologies years 6-10
  • Teacher professional development workshops for teachers of years 6-13
  • Delivery of FITS Framework for ICT Technical Support Certified Training
  • We also sell Raspberry Pis – the fantastic little computer that’s capable of teaching big ideas

Ginette Van Praag – Owner/Operator

Ginette is a registered teacher and has over 15 years experience working with ICT in the Education Sector. She has been an ICT Educator, Leader of Learning and IT Infrastructure Middle both here in New Zealand and in the UK.

She also actively promotes creative computing in the wider community and in 2014 co-founded the 3C’s Raspberry Pi Computer Club for the 8-14 age group at Whangarei Central Library.

The Technology Hub Ltd works with established organisations who share the same vision – raising student achievement through effective and innovative use of computers and digital technologies.

Skills.org have spent many years supporting young people into Technology careers and are the creators of the Brightsparks initiative and national competition. We have worked together to support Digital Technologies Teachers with Raspberry Pi Technology.

The Technology Hub has provided Digital Technologies workshops and pedagogical support to teachers from the following schools:

Northland

Bay of Islands College
Bream Bay College
Broadwood Area School
Excellere College
Kaitaia Abundant Life College
Kaitaia College
Kamo High School
Kerikeri College
Northland College
Okaihau College
Otamatea College
Purua School
Tauraroa Area School
Tikipunga High School
Whangarei Boys High School
Whangarei Girls High School

National NCEA Digital Technologies Workshops

Bethlehem College
Burnside College
Elim Christian College
Gisborne Girls High School
Green Bay High School
Hornby High School
Iona High School
John McGlashan College
John Paul College
Kelston Boys High School
Kelston Girls College
Karamu High School
Kuranui College
Long Bay College
Lincoln High School
Massey High School
Mcauley High School
Middleton Grange High School
Mt Roskill Grammar
Otahuhu College

Onawhero Area School
Pukekohe High School
Rangitikei College
Rosmini College
Rotorua Lakes High School
Rutherford College
Sancta Maria College
Spotswood College
St Cuthberts College
St John’s College
St Marys College
Tamatea High School
Taradale High School
Tauhara College
Te Wharekura o Manurewa
Trident High School
Twizel Area School
Tuakau College
Upper Hutt College
Villa Maria College
Waimea College
Wanganui High School
Wellington East Girls College
Western Springs College
Westlake Boys High School

Raspberry Pi Workshops

Birkenhead College
Bream Bay College
Broadwood Area School
Green Bay High School
Henderson High School
Howick College
Manurewa High School
Onewhero College
Rangitoto College
Whangaparoa College

Framework for ICT Technical Support (FITS)

Mt Aspiring College

Thank you for you interest in The Technology Hub. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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