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Calling all coding enthusiasts

Are you teaching computer programming? Are you and your students using coding in your classroom? If so, we want to hear from you. Next year we’re planning a number of projects and features on the subject. We’d like to learn about your experiences using code, from the successes […]

N4L connects 1,000th school to Managed Network

Today N4L (Network for Learning) announced its has connected the 1,000th school to its Managed Network, which means more than 40 per cent of New Zealand schools are now signed up with it. In total, nearly 319,000 students, teachers and school administrators are now using N4L’s services, which include fast and reliable […]

Are you moving school next year?

There are always some job changes at the start of a new year. If you’re moving schools and want to continue reading INTERFACE, let us know. We’ll be able to tell you if your new school receives the magazine and who to contact to make sure you get […]

INTERFACE Xpo sponsors and venues for 2015

Where are we going? Who’s going to be sponsoring INTERFACE Xpo 2015? We’re delighted to announce the following companies have signed up to be at the event: Gold: Cyclone, HP and N4L Silver: WatchGuard, eTV, Fortinet, Watchdog, Sitech Systems, New Era, Norrcom and Noel Leeming Supporting: Toshiba, 3P […]

Jump into N4L’s Pond now

Network for Learning’s (N4L) Pond is now open to all educators working in New Zealand schools. If you’re an educator who has been waiting for an opportunity to get into Pond this is it. And if you’re an e-asTTle user it couldn’t be easier – you can sign into Pond straight […]

Poetry in safer motion

On the streets and in the classroom, students now have an opportunity to become knowledge producers, with safer travel in their sights. Wayne Erb reviews ‘Everyone is a road user’, a new curriculum resource from NZTA. When students are given prompts, a purpose, and time to sit safely […]

Enrol for Postgrad digital learning course

The Mind Lab has partnered with Unitec to offer a Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning). The 32-week part-time course is designed for teachers at all levels to build knowledge of emerging technologies and teaching methodologies, for immediate application in the classroom. The inaugural programme […]

All teachers can now jump into N4L’s Pond

Teachers can make a bigger splash in Pond, with the new digital learning hub designed by Network for Learning (N4L) now available to all educators and administrative staff working in New Zealand schools. When teachers return for Term 4, they can take part in N4L’s new ‘Make a Splash’ […]

INTERFACE Awards 2014: Two days left to enter!

Entries for the INTERFACE Awards 2014 close on Friday, 10 October. Don’t miss out – get your entry in now! Teachers across New Zealand are doing fantastic things with information and communications technology. Are you one of them?Why not tell us how you successfully use ICT in your […]

Microsoft unveils Windows 10: yes the Start button is back

Microsoft unveiled its next Windows operating system, Windows 10, and gave a first look at an early technical preview for the PC available from 1st October PT. The announcement highlighted advancements designed for business, including an updated user experience and enhanced security and management capabilities.  “Windows 10 represents […]