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An equitable curriculum for a digital age

Author(s): 
Louise Starkey

As the tenth anniversaries of The New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa approach it is timely to consider how we should prepare the next generation of New Zealanders for their digital future. In this article I explore what should be included in a curriculum if we would like all citizens of the future to be able to participate in a digital future. I draw on literature about equity in a digital age and argue that three areas of knowledge and skills should be included within a curriculum: discipline specific knowledge and skills, generic digital knowledge and capabilities, and how to participate within a digital world.

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