Vicki Compton
Vicki Compton
International/PATT Luncheon - Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00pm–1:30pm San Antonio A New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries
Biography

Since 2014 Vicki has been working in the New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries. She is currently a Principal Adviser in the Science and Skills Policy team with particular responsibility for education initiatives and provides science and technology adoption and practice change support for the organisation.

Vicki worked in the field of technology education from 1993 to 2014. She was involved in the New Zealand technology curriculum and qualifications development and in a range of international and national research and professional development programmes. She was the principal researcher for a number of classroom-based projects funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Education, with a particular focus on the development of a broad, deep and critical technological literacy for all students. In 2011, she was awarded the Technology Education New Zealand Outstanding Contribution to Technology Education Award