Nov 262021

Call for Papers 2022: 

CITRENZ Background:
The Computing and Information Technology Research and Education New Zealand (CITRENZ) was formed as an organisation in 2010 following a review of the role of the the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ).

The NACCQ was founded in 1988 as a result of a review of the national qualifications in data processing and information technology… [more]

CITRENZ is an unincorporated society with charitable status. To see the details of the organisation on the charities commission web site click here.

Rules & Regulations
These rules and regulations govern CITRENZ at present however they are being updated in light of the new MROQ Programmes of Study. They will be completed when we have clarification from NZQA on collaborative accreditation and approval.
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The Journal of Applied Computing and Information Technology (JACIT) is an open-access online journal with a focus on new and emerging research related to applied computing and information technology… [more]

Important information for employers
needing people with computing skills

A booklet is available containing information for employers about computing and information technology qualifications offered by New Zealand polytechnics and institutes of technology. .. [download PDF]

Job Vacancies
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Nov 262021

The papers awards were judged by Emre Erturk, who consulted with others and the reviewer feedback.

Awards for Papers and Presentations:
Most Original Educational Practice
(improving educational outcomes)
“Studio in the Bachelor of IT” Elise Allen, Otago Polytechnic

Excellent Collaborative Presentation
(research project conducted together with industry)
“Forming Teams for Cybersecurity and Cyber Forensics operations”
Prashant Khanna and Chris Baker, Wintec and PeopleMaps

Commendation – Emerging Researcher
“Why don’t Girls Study IT? Redressing the Gender Imbalance in the Information Technology Sector” Arifah Addison, Ara Institute of Canterbury
Excellent Presentation (Completed Work and Vocational Potential
“Power Supply Dynamics for Outdoor IoT Sensors”
Steve Cosgrove and Mathew Way, Whitireia and Econode

Best Posters:
Winner (Popular Vote): Joshua Undrill and Bernard Otinpong, Ara Institute of Canterbury: “Developing a Mobile Application for Ara’s Artworks”

Runner-up (Popular Vote): Terry Jeon, Richa Panjabi, and Clement Swarnappa, Weltec: “The Impact of Covid-19 Lockdowns on the Learning and Teaching of Tertiary Learners at Wellington Institute of Technology, New Zealand”