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Below you will find the latest news, interviews, advice and tips to help with entries for the Future Transport Competition 2017.


Nine days till competition closes

21 June 2017. The Future Transport Competition closes at the end of this month. Get those entries in!

Final stretch for Future Transport Competition

12 June 2017. There’s a few weeks left for school students and their teachers to submit their games or narratives about transforming transport systems.

Competition students meet with council, engineer

6 June 2017. Students working on Future Transport Competition entries added to their investigations by talking with an engineer and a council professional.

Game design: rewards and challenges

May 17 2017. Rachel Bolstad, education researcher, has advice for teachers supporting students to learn through game design.

Think like engineers

May 8 2017. Video and infographic. Investigation and design projects – such as entries for the Future Transport Competition – get students thinking in ways that parallel the work of engineers.

Latest newsletter features competition advice and inspiration

May 15 2017. Read the Education Portal newsletter for the latest advice and inspiration for the Future Transport Competition. Teacher talk, young electric car designers and tips for entries.

Meet the experts investigating NZ’s transport future

April 24 2017. Videos and article. Investigating New Zealand’s transport future is the vital work for members of a cutting-edge research team at Waikato University.

Expert interview: Connected cars and transport apps

March 20 2017. No-one knows precisely what the future of transport will be, but Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is an idea with promise. A talk with Martin McMullan, Innovation Lead at the NZ Transport Agency.

Expert interview: Questioning the future of cars

April 6 2017.Engineer and transport researcher Bridget Burdett says we don’t have all the answers about the future of road vehicles. Change could be slow or fast.

File Share resources from Interface magazine

March 28 2017. Thanks to Interface Magazine, here is a set of online resources to support the Future Transport Competition.

Futureintech can support Future Transport students

March 24 2017. Students entering the Future Transport Competition could learn more about related careers via visits from professionals.

Teachers discuss Future Transport Competition

February 27 2017. The competition was planned by the NZ Transport Agency in conjunction with a teacher reference group. Here is some advice and insights.

Latest newsletter packed with competition advice

February 22 2017. Read the latest Education Portal newsletter, loaded with advice for teachers and students entering the Future Transport Competition.

Photovoice as basis for student investigations

February 13 2017. Photovoice could empower students creating entries in the Future Transport Competition. Here’s how it works.