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Win! Norton Secure VPN

Worried about online security? Ensure your safety, privacy and anonymity with a Norton Secure VPN. A VPN – or Virtual Private Network – allows you to create a secure connection to another network over the Internet. It can block unwanted tracking technologies, secure private information like your passwords, […]

Win! 6L Portable Mini Fridge

Need to keep things cool while you’re on the move? Why not take your fridge with you? You can with a 6L Portable Mini Fridge, which plugs directly into your car’s 12V cigarette lighter socket. This handy device will keep its contents cool (down to 5°C) … or […]

Two weeks to get your Minecraft entries in

We’ve teamed up with Microsoft and MOTAT to bring you TWO awesome Minecraft Education Edition competitions: Students – Your challenge is ‘Build a Better Future’. We want you to use your knowledge, skills and imagination to come up with a creation in Minecraft that helps to save and protect our environment. […]

MOTAT’s ZOOMing into a class near you!

When it comes to being inventive, it’s said that necessity plays a powerful part. And nobody understands this better than the team at the Auckland-based Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT), where innovation, creativity and ingenuity drive its daily operation. Traditionally known as a hands-on provider, MOTAT normally […]

iQualify for Schools: FREE for 2020

iQualify for Schools – a wide range of online resources for NZ secondary school learning – is now available for free for 2020. From The Open Polytechnic, iQualify’s digital resources are ready-to-use or you can change them to suit your learners and context. Graphics, images, videos, quizzes, and […]

Working together to build Minecraft skills

ImpactED, Digital Circus and the Christchurch Council City (CCC) Libraries Programme Design and Delivery team are embarking on a collaboration to support schools around New Zealand with Minecraft: Education Edition training.  Under the Microsoft Global Training Partner Programme, Digital Circus and impactED have been allocated funding to support […]

Meet our latest competition winners

Thanks to everyone who entered our latest competitions. We hadheaps of entries, so we’re sorry to all of you who we’re about todisappoint. Congratulations to Raewyn Harnden, Carterton School, Wairarapa,who wins the awesome Nano Projector. We had three 3D Printing Pens to give away. One each goes to […]

Explore, create with Adobe Education Exchange

Teaching can be challenging at any given time, let alone when access to physical classrooms suddenly ceases. Adobe has assembled a few FREE resources and learning opportunities to help you create meaningful distance learning experiences for your students. Adobe Spark for Education: Engage your students and drive creativity […]