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Kaiapoi Borough School – Future-focussed technology provision

The term ‘future-focussed’ is often dropped into conversations about school rebuilds or redevelopments. Today’s rebuilds and redevelopments are an investment in tomorrow’s teaching and learning which will take place in a future that we cannot control nor predict.

Nowhere is the impact of rapid change more apparent than in the technology learning area, particularly digital technologies. This was one of the major challenges facing staff at the Kaiapoi Borough School technology centre as they developed an education brief to inform the centre’s rebuild.

“We are working towards a centre that will be something we don’t yet know or quite understand, so it needs to be multi-functional, multipurpose, and flexible.”

Murray Overton, Principal of Kaiapoi Borough School

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