ITx Rutherford 2019 Speakers

Keynotes and Speakers for ITx Rutherford

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Mary-Claire Proctor

Head of IT and Business, Weltec and Whitireia

Mary-Claire Proctor is the Head of School of IT and Business at WelTec and Whitireia. She has twenty years’ experience in the tertiary education sector, most recently as Head of Department of Arts, Media and Digital Technology at NMIT.

Mary-Claire has an excellent track record for leading and promoting Information Technology. She is the Immediate Past Chair of Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ), part of IT Professionals New Zealand, and the national representative body for IT delivery by Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs).

CITRENZ Panel: Introduction and discussion of RoVE

Wednesday 1:20pm - 2:20pm, CITRENZ (Ara Room 3)

Introduction to the Review of Vocational Education and a discussion of current related issues.

Update on the Qualifications Review

Wednesday 2:30pm - 3:00pm, CITRENZ (Cybersec Room 4)

This year the suite of qualifications that in 2015 replaced all Computing/ICT quals at levels 1-6 on the NZ Qualifications Framework are undergoing a scheduled review.

As well as a good refresh across the suite, a number of substantial structural changes are being considered.

Paul Matthews (ITP CEO), Aaron Steele (CITRENZ Chair) and Mary-Claire Proctor (CITRENZ Deputy Chair) are members of the Steering Group overseeing the review and will provide an update on progress, plus the opportunity to ask any questions about the process or qualifications.