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Thanks for taking part in our reader survey

A huge thanks for taking part in our reader survey. Your feedback is important and much appreciated, helping us to better understand the challenges of digital technology in schools and keep bringing you our great magazine!  If you included your details, you will go into a draw to […]

Book your place at INTERFACEXpo 2019

It could be coding, virtual reality, 3D printing or robotics. BYOD, LMS or MLE. Chromebooks or iPads. Whatever your school’s future direction with digital technology, you’ll find it at INTERFACEXpo 2019. We’ll be holding three events next term in Christchurch, Napier and Auckland – all are free to […]

Wellington hosts Primary Teachers’ Conference next month

Book your place at the New Zealand Primary School Teachers’ Conference in Wellington on 15-16 April. “We are excited to host two days of learning, collaboration, networking and inspiration,” said the organisers. “This conference will provide an array of professional development opportunities for all Primary and Intermediate Teachers. With […]

Student-led training unlocks the power of peers

Since 2013, student group Sticks ‘n Stones has been challenging bullying behaviours. Now it’s teamed up with Facebook to take its augmented training programme nationwide and is looking for schools to sign up and take part. According to Netsafe, a third of kiwi teens spend four hours or […]

CLASSIFIEDS: Sell and buy

Got laptops, tablets, projectors, cables, cameras, robots, and other digital tech gear you no longer need but don’t want to just throw away? Whether you’re looking to sell or give away, let us help you spread the word to schools and educators in our new ‘Classifieds’ section. Find […]

Fully funded scholarships from The Mind Lab

The Mind Lab is offering full-tuition scholarships for its Postgraduate Certificate in Digital & Collaborative Learning to the first 100 teachers working in decile 1-3 schools for the March 2019 intake. National Postgraduate Director at The Mind Lab, David Parsons, says the scholarships are offered to encourage teachers […]

Join in activities for Safer Internet Day

It’s not long until Safer Internet Day on the 5 February. And organiser NetSafe is inviting you and your school to be part of it! “We’ve created new resources to help involve teachers, parents and young people on the day,” said  Sean Lyons, NetSafe’s Director of Education and […]