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Cyclone Roadshow: Apple in Education

Cyclone, in conjunction with Apple, is inviting you to discover how iPad can transform teaching and learning during seminars in November. Find out how to engage students with digital tools that make learning more personal. Learn about the education content and resources teachers can design and use to […]

Have you checked out the ‘Dream Job’ challenge?

Desertification reversal expert? 3D Fashion Architect? Dolphin Song Translator? Hover Board racer? What would be your future dream job? Have you checked out Toshiba’s ‘Dream Job’ competition yet? It’s challenging students to ‘dream up’ their dream job. Not only is it a great way to get them thinking creatively and imaginatively but also […]

CLNZ reveals finalists in Education Awards 2015

The finalists have been revealed in this year’s CLNZ Education Awards, which aim to showcase home-grown educational resources. “This year’s finalists highlight the important work New Zealand’s educational publishers are doing to source, create and invest in local material,” said Paula Browning, CEO, CLNZ. “The educational publishing industry not only contributes […]

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 […]