The Draft Digital Strategy 2.0 document has been released for public consultation.
Digital Strategy 1.0 was released during 2005. It was designed as an action plan to maximise ICT opportunities and create a vision of a digital future for New Zealand.
The refreshed Draft Digital Strategy 2.0 builds on input from a series of workshops held in late 2007, the Digital Future Summit 2.0 held last year, as well as the significant progress on Digital Strategy 1.0. The Digital Strategy Report on Progress 2007 sets out those achievements.
New Zealand’s research community is essential to innovation. It is responsible for the creation of new technologies and has a key role in supporting new education topics and methodologies. Hence your participation and feedback is important to shape New Zealand’s digital future and the development of an updated Digital Strategy.
The Draft Digital Strategy 2.0 is available on the Digital Strategy website. Consultation on the Draft Digital Strategy 2.0 will be for four weeks, from 14 April to 12 May 2008, and will include opportunities for feedback to be given via new tools, such as a wiki and online dialogue boxes.
DEANZ members are encouraged to familiarise themselves with this document, in particular, the section on “Connection” which outlines a number of action areas that will be of particular interest to those who are exploring the use of online technologies as part of their distance ed programmes.