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  • Industry group welcomes changes to education budget

    Prime Minister John Key’s announcement that the government will budget $359 million over the next four years for major changes to education, including targeted investment for ICT teaching, is described as “great news” by Paul Matthews, chief executive of the Institute of IT Professionals.

  • ICT groups call for more consultation on spy Bills

    Revelations about the US electronic surveillance progamme PRISM have led a group of New Zealand ICT organisations to send an open letter to Prime Minister John Key and Law and Order Committee Chair Jacqui Dean calling for an extension to submissions on the TICS and GCSB Bills currently out for consultation.

  • Bootcamp approach won't create IT professionals: IITP

    Would developer bootcamps - up to three months of intensive training in software programming - work in New Zealand? Yesterday Computerworld featured the views of Xero, Orion Health and Catalyst IT. Today we present the views of Tim Bell from Canterbury University and Paul Matthews from the Institute of IT Professionals.