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Is the future of learning in line with the future?

The constant evolution in digital technology means the workplace of the future will be unrecognisable from that of today. In order to equip students for the jobs of tomorrow, a clear understanding of the social skills required to match technical expertise is essential, writes Robert Corkhill. The internet […]

More time to enter the 123Tech Challenge

The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challengehas extended its deadlines for entry. “The Regional Championships arecurrently underway but the newformat means teachers now haveuntil 11 November to submit students’ work, so there is stillplenty of time to sign up and complete the challenge in time toenter,” said Joy Keene, […]

Locations announced for INTERFACEXpo21

Planning for next year’s INTERFACEXpo is well underway. We missed you all this year and we’re doing all we can to make 2021 our best events ever. If you want to find out about the latest digital technology trends and solutions for your school, this is a day […]

In memory of Gerard MacManus

Kei te hoa manawanui, kei te tuakana ngākaunui tēnā rā koe. Pūtahi awa nui, Pūtahi awa iti. Pūtahi tangata. Pūtahi kāinga. E hika, ko koe te pūtahitanga o ngā whakaaro, o ngā wawata, o ngā pūkenga o te tangata. Pūtahi manawa ora mau tonu, mau tonu nei. Ko […]

Meet this year’s winning Minecrafters

Thanks to everyone who entered this year’s INTERFACE Minecraft: Education Edition Student Competition – and to Microsoft and MOTAT for their support. The challenge was to ‘Build a Better Future’ and the response was awesome. We received some amazing creations. It wasn’t easy but we’ve made our selections […]

Share your experiences with us

Do you have any stories you’d like to share about your experiences teaching with digital technology? From VR to STEM, robots to drones, 3D printing to eSports, we’d love to hear from you. It could be something that’s big or small, complex or simple. We’re not fussy. Just […]

The person with the most copies of INTERFACE is

We threw down the challenge and there was clearly some serious shelf searching (and probably some filing cabinet and storage box sorting, too). To celebrate our 100th issue, we asked whether anyone had all printed copies of INTERACE and, if not, who had the most. Thanks to everyone […]

Zero-X Pulse Drone

Packed with features, the Zero-X Pulse makes learning to fly a drone easy and fun. With Auto Hover Mode, 360-degree Flip Stunt Mode and One Key Take-Off and Landings (to get you up and down safely), fly for seven minutes on a single charge, up to a 100-metre […]

Desktop Power Station Hub

Ensure you keep your gadgets charged and running thanks to this powerful six-port Desktop Power Station Hub. There are three power outlets and three USB ports, in a conveniently compact size that’s perfect for classrooms. It has 3.4 Amp charging output and Safety Overload Protection. With a 1.8 […]

Bluetooth Tracker and Tag

Never worry about losing something again. Keep track of an important item – a laptop bag, backpack, keys, or other essentials – with a nifty Bluetooth Tracker and Tag! Simply attach the tag to your possession of choice and then sync it with a smartphone, so you can […]