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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 […]

Happy holidays and best wishes for 2019!

Well, another year’s almost done. How was the digital journey for you? AI. Coding. Gamification. Virtual reality. STEAM. We hope our coverage of the e-learning world has both informed and inspired you! Once again, thank you for being part of the INTERFACE family during 2018. We couldn’t bring you […]

Students lead the way at WeLearn 2018

Last month, students from 15 North Shore schools attended WeLearn 2018. The event showcases what schools are doing with digital technology and students became the teachers for the day running workshops and presentations, writes Joe Lanning. “This year there were 15 schools, 150 kids and 45 teachers that took […]

Free copies of INTERFACE

Help is spread the word about INTERFACE If you know a teacher or school that doesn’t receive INTERFACE, tell them to get in touch. We’ll send them a complimentary copy of the upcoming March issue (plus a couple of back copies, as well). We’re sure they’ll enjoy it […]

All Kiwi schools get the licence to Chrome

Starting today, 1 November, as part of an agreement between Google and the New Zealand Ministry of Education, all state and state-integrated schools across New Zealand will be able to start claiming Ministry funded Chrome Education licences to manage new and existing unmanaged Chromebooks. “The licence allows schools […]

Minecraft competition 2018: Entries now closed

Thanks to everyone who entered our School-gen Minecraft ‘Eco-house’ Competition 2018. Entries are now closed.  We received a huge response and record number of entries. There were some truly awesome designs – well done to everyone who took part! The judges are now hard at work determining this […]

Teacher training for Minecraft: Education Edition

Interested in finding out more about Minecraft and how you could use it in your classroom? Microsoft’s Minecraft: Education Edition team will be hosting an exclusive, private training day for teachers on Tuesday 30 October. During this one-day training, you will receive an overview of Minecraft: Education Edition, […]

Minecraft: Competition entries close on Friday

Just a reminder that if you’re planning to enter our Minecraft competition, don’t delay! Entries close on Friday, 28 September (the last day of Term 3).  Thanks to everyone who has already entered – there are some awesome designs. Good luck to you all! For full details go […]