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Covid-19 Update: Thursday 26 March

Welcome to our daily Covid-19 Update. Each day, we’ll bring you the latest news, information and advice on the coronavirus pandemic. . Tahi Rua Toru Tech / 123 Tech: A perfect solution to delivering the new DT/HM content via a collaborative (and remote) online environment Remember, 123Tech is something […]

Covid-19 Update: Tuesday 24 March

14 tips to guide educators implementing remote learning amid COVID-19 Educators face the challenge of moving to virtual classrooms. Netsafe’s Pauline Spence has put her top tips to help them get through. Read here. . Teaching remotely with Google and Microsoft tools A recent Google blog provided plenty of tips and […]

Covid-19 Update

Welcome to our Covid-19 Update, where we bring you a selection of the latest news, information and advice on the coronavirus pandemic. . Wednesday 8 April Government moving quickly to roll out learning from home The Ministry of Education is working with partners to develop a package of […]

INTERFACEXpo 2020: Postponed

Sadly, with the disruption of COVID-19 and in line with Ministry of Health advice we are unable to go ahead with INTERFACEXpo 2020. In considering the health and safety of everyone involved, we are postponing our three conferences in May and all registrations for INTERFACEXpo 2020 have been […]

Covid-19 update: What to consider

The Covid-19 pandemic has not (yet) hit New Zealand’s education system. At the time of writing, schools and kura are open and the Ministry of Education’s Deputy Security Katrina Casey is publicly stating that here is no rational reason to change this. In other words, it’s business as […]

INTERFACEXpo: Update on COVID-19

As we all find ourselves in this unprecedented situation worldwide please rest assured we are monitoring this very closely.   The current advice from the Ministry of Health is to proceed as planned and that is exactly what we are doing for INTERFACEXpo 2020. The events are two […]

MOTAT means STEAM powered learning

STEM or STEAM learning strategies are a sign that the lessons of curricula past have been noted. Traditional building block subjects are now taught with a new vigour and with emphasis on immersive learning opportunities. LEOTC providers across New Zealand have had to keep step with this evolution […]

Book your place at #impactedAko2020

Supporting the implementation of Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko in schools and kura in Aotearoa Te Rā: Rāpare 16 Paengawhāwhā 2020 (16/04/20)  ​ Kei hea: Ōtautahi/Christchurch, Aotearoa Ki hea: Ōrua Paeroa Campus (Avonside Girls’ High School and Shirley Boys’ High School) Only $39.50+gst, which includes catering and booking fee. For […]

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Today’s digital natives are used to receiving information quickly. They parallel process and multitask and, significantly, prefer graphics before text. By using ETV’s library of broadcast and online content, you can keep students engaged in new and innovative ways. ETV is a New Zealand-based and resourced, not-for-profit Charitable […]