Welcome to Digital Natives Academy

 

About Us

Term 1
Programme

Our Term 2 programmes are almost full.
We have a livestream and digital content production class opening up online soon. 

Digital Natives Academy (DNA) Charitable Trust was established in 2014 to inspire the next generation of digital leaders.

DNA is an intergenerational centre of digital excellence, a place where curious young minds can find exceptional leaders along with state of the art digital tech. It is also a Sanctuary from an often cold, uncaring world where the outliers of society can find peace, a warm smile, friendship and shared passions.

All our current courses are taught onsite in schools or online. If you would like to enquire about enrolling your students, click below.

Creative Tech
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Cyberbullying, what does it look like?

Definition: Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic/digital means. Cyberbullying is also known as online bullying. It has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers, as the digital sphere has expanded and technology has advanced As technology has become more embedded

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Alan Turing Institute partners with Digital Natives Academy

Digital Natives Academy is excited to be partnering with the Alan Turing Institute, to help gather feedback from Māori developers, policymakers and communities about data and it’s use in Artificial Intelligence and machine learning. In 2021, a call-out was made to the global data community

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2022 Courses

Rotorua | Murupara | Tokoroa | Auckland | Wellington | Christchurch (coming soon)

Key Features

Certificates & Badges

Students receive certificates and badges for courses completed.

Student Support

We offer live real time classes for those who work best with the guidance of tutors.

Free Resources

Get access to custom made online resources.

Meet our Crew

 

Wellbeing | Esports | Animation | Content Creation | Livestream Production

DNA believes leadership is about creating more leaders. We use the young jedis around us, young up and coming talent with a passion for Te Ao Māori, wellbeing, animation, gaming, 3D asset development, VR, coding, esports, content creation and livestreaming.

Our instructors have relevant tertiary degrees and have deep and relevant experience in our culture and industry.

Potaua Biasiny-Tule
Business, Tech & Innovation
Marcus Powell
Esports/Game Design
Ngatarawahi Fairhall
Te Iwi Matihko/Te Reo Māori
Taylor Thorp
Animation /Te Iwi Matihiko
Teiwai Macpherson
Rangatahi Navigator
Te Mana
DNA Intern