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Could you be the next HP Ambassador?

Love teaching? Love technology? HP is offering educators across New Zealand the opportunity to combine both passions through the new HP Education Ambassador programme for teachers. And there’s still time to do it as the entry date has been extended to the end of May. HP is looking […]

Don’t miss out. Book your spot!

There’s still time to book your place at INTERFACEXpo 2015 in Christchurch, Tauranga or Auckland. There are just a few places left. So, if you want to come along, don’t delay. If you make the ICT decisions for your school, this is one day in the year you […]

May Issue Out Now!

Issue 99 – Term 2, May 2020 INTERFACE NEWS AND VIEWS NOTICEBOARD THE MIND LAB: Education after lockdown ETV: Overcoming the tyranny of distance learning MOTAT.FUN: Supporting remote learning for young Kiwis. ARE WE GOING TO LEARN FROM THE LOCKDOWN? Educators rising to the challenge and delivering digital learning. […]

Schools give students internet at home

A pilot programme in the US is bringing internet access at home to students. Green Bay Area Public School District said more and more of its curriculum is based online. “A lot of our classes are going paperless, a lot of the technology is just becoming intertwined with […]

Gallipoli in Minecraft opens at Auckland Museum

After a year’s hard work from students at Alfriston College (right), a new exhibition was opened at Auckland War Memorial Museum: Gallipoli in Minecraft. Working in collaboration with museum staff and assisted by teacher Mark Sutherland, they utilised its First World War collections to re-create the landscape of […]

HP launches Rural Schools Competition

HP has launched its Rural Schools Competition for the second year, giving rural New Zealand primary schools the chance to win a share of $20,000 worth of HP products and support. It’s again partnering with Rural Women New Zealand offering rural primary schools the chance to enter the […]

N4L finalists for two Hi-Tech Awards

N4L (Network for Learning) has been named a finalist for two categories in the New Zealand’s Hi-Tech Awards. Managed Network – Finalist for Best Public Sector Technology Solution Specifically designed for schools, and built to accommodate 800,000+ connections, the Managed Network provides fast and predictable internet with uncapped […]

The Mind Lab opens in Wellington

Award winning digital and creative education lab, The Mind Lab by Unitec achieved a double last week. A new lab was officially opened in Wellington by Hon Steven Joyce – and it was unveiled as a finalist in the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards last night as one of the country’s […]