The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge is a genuine partnership between the IT industry and the Ministry of Education.
The following partners have made the Challenge a success:
IT Professionals New Zealand is the not-for-profit professional body for the IT industry and lead organisation for the 123Tech Challenge.
The Ministry of Education is the key government partner for the Challenge and is making a significant contribution to its success.
The Royal Society is ITP’s key strategic and delivery partner, and provides the DigiCREST model that the in-class component of the Challenge is built on.
DTTA (formerly NZACDITT) is the key teacher partner organisation for the Challenge. DTTA provide strong teacher involvement in the direction and design of the Challenge.
Code Club Aotearoa is a major delivery partner for the challenge, providing a major channel for Challenge participation as well as industry mentors for schools.
CITRENZ (Computing and IT Research and Education NZ) represents the computing and IT schools in Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics, and provides a key link between schools and the tertiary sector.
Anthem is the lead marketing and communications partner for the Challenge and leads all comms, PR and marketing activities.
AATEA are one of New Zealand’s leading consultancies on kaupapa Māori and te reo and are working to ensure the challenge is appropriate for Māori learners.
Staff from hundreds of IT industry partners are involved in supporting the Challenge.
The following industry partners have formally partnered with ITP and are financially supporting the 123Tech Challenge: