Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge launches

A new digital technology competition is launching today, open to all New Zealand school students, and designed to encourage greater participation in digital technology. The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge is part of a broader initiative to help teachers introduce the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum […]

New Era IT and Ministry host Cloud Transformation Seminars

On Wednesday 4 April at Bayfield High School, New Era IT in partnership with the Ministry of Education will be begin a series of seminars focused on the Schools’ Cloud Transformation Project. “Providing a discussion around Digital Transformation and the benefits for schools, the sessions will give educators the […]

WANTED: Your experiences using Virtual Reality (VR)

Imagine walking ancient worlds, flying through space, meeting dinosaurs or travelling in our own bloodstream … all from the comfort of your classroom. Virtual Reality – or VR for short – is an exciting technology and, in our next issue, we’ll be investigating its enormous potential for learning. […]

Scratching beneath the Surface Laptop

Microsoft has entered the TELA arena with two devices. Here we reveal everything you need to know about one of them, the Surface Laptop. Out of the box, the stylish look and feel of the Surface Laptop is hard to ignore. This is one heck of an impressively-designed […]

SPECIAL OFFER: Free network cyber safety audit from Linewize

Linewize is offering the opportunity to audit cyber safety on your school network for free. You’ll receive a customer report that highlights cyber safety and network issues, including social media use, dangerous app use and content filter evasion. This is a strictly limited offer. Book now at linewize.com/audit   […]

What can we learn from Artificial Intelligence?

What is Artificial Intelligence? What does AI mean for educators? How could it impact your classroom? Should you be amazed or afraid (or a little bit of both)? Ben Reid, Executive Director of the AI Forum of New Zealand, explores this intriguing technology and the steps we should […]

Reshaping education for a new digital world

A new curriculum with even more emphasis on digital learning. It’s a brave new world out there for students, but what about for teachers? New Minister of Education Chris Hipkins shares with INTERFACE his thoughts on the future of teaching. This article is exclusive to the print version […]

Acer adds two new devices to TELA+

New to the TELA+ scheme, Acer is offering two distinctly different devices to help teachers perform to their best in the classroom.  How does it feel to join TELA+? Acer is extremely proud to be a part of the new TELA+ initiative working alongside Cyclone. We have been […]