We are now 15 years into a new century of education, the 21st century. Through this, we have seen a major change in the education sphere in New Zealand. National Certificate Education Achievement, this has allowed for students to seek better opportunities in courses, though there seems to be very little that schools do that you wish to change. In 2011 a new subject was created, Digital Technologies, yet looking through the marketing material, these students that take the subject in secondary schools as a background subject are missing some of the key information.
The University of Otago background subjects guide is one http://www.otago.ac.nz/prospectivestudents/otago117015.pdf
and Computer Studies is mentioned.
I am going to say, this has not been around since the end of Sixth form Certificate.
When you enter digital technologies into the search engine, you get a whole lot around education and e-learning. When you see the information science, you read, While we do not require students to have studied digital technologies at school
Then you see... If you enjoyed Digital Technologies and Media Studies at school, you might like to study the following subjects at UC: Astronomy;
It seems that the University of Canterbury links Media Studies and Digital Technologies together... http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/media/documents/brochure/what-subjects-do-you-enjoy-brochure.pdf
Victoria University, Congratulations!!!
Fantastic! You deserve a Bouquet!
University of Waikato
This is a little bit more difficult, however for Computing Degree as mentioned in this, more around Mathematics requirements.
Where do I start... https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/admission-and-enrolment/ae-undergraduate-students/ae-entry-requirements/ae-domestic-students/ae-national-certificate-of-educational-achievement.html
Entry requirements for Computer Science
It is however...
Is it possible to be able to update your material to include aspects of Digital Technologies, the subject to help build interest, parents perceptions, and careers advisors information.