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Ministry support for MyPortfolio extended

The Ministry of Education will continue to support MyPortfolio, making it available for free to New Zealand schools beyond the end of 2015. “The Ministry intends to continue its support of the e-portfolio tool MyPortfolio for up to two years. “MyPortfolio was commissioned by the Ministry and is […]

Last day to enter ‘Teacher’ INTERFACE Awards

Don’t miss out on this year’s INTERFACE Awards for teachers – today is the last day to enter. There are three teacher categories to choose from: Best Teaching with ICT Best Digital Resource Best Coding Project Are you proud of what you’re achieving with ICT? Want to share […]

Don’t forget to vote in the CLNZ ‘Teacher Choice’ Awards

CLNZ Education Awards celebrate excellent New Zealand educational resources – and it’s giving you the chance to have your say. This year’s awards will feature ‘Teachers’ Choice’ winners in the primary, secondary and te reo Maori categories. Supported by its Teachers’ Choice media partner, INTERFACE Magazine, Copyright Licensing New […]

Connected Educator NZ (CENZ) kicks off for 2015

Connected Educator NZ (CENZ) began yesterday and, for a second year, offers educators’ professional learning by bringing networking, knowledge, professional development and community together all online – and all for free. Educators and those who provide support or resources to educators, will join forces to provide a series […]

Girls invited to a coding event

For girls interested in programming, applications are being invited to attend Rails Girls in Motueka, 6-7 November. This is a free international event which targets girls and aims to inspire them to explore programming and computer science further (a largely male domain).  No previous coding experience required.You can learn […]

Toshiba challenges students to dream up their dream job

Rainforest reconstructor? Organic fashion designer? Solar plane racer? What would be your future dream job? That’s the challenge Toshiba’s laying down to your students – and offering a fabulous prize as reward. “A good job is central to enjoy a happy, productive and satisfying life,” said Tohsiba’s Andrew […]

Winner of inaugural NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award

Kristin School teacher, Nathan Calvert has been awarded the inaugural NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award at The Mind Lab by Unitec’s graduation yesterday. The ceremony marked the course completion of the first 130 teachers to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning), with the […]