Category: Article

Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge launches

A new digital technology competition is launching today, open to all New Zealand school students, and designed to encourage greater participation in digital technology. The Tahi Rua Toru Tech Challenge is part of a broader initiative to help teachers introduce the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko curriculum […]

New Era IT and Ministry host Cloud Transformation Seminars

On Wednesday 4 April at Bayfield High School, New Era IT in partnership with the Ministry of Education will be begin a series of seminars focused on the Schools’ Cloud Transformation Project. “Providing a discussion around Digital Transformation and the benefits for schools, the sessions will give educators the […]

WANTED: Your experiences using Virtual Reality (VR)

Imagine walking ancient worlds, flying through space, meeting dinosaurs or travelling in our own bloodstream … all from the comfort of your classroom. Virtual Reality – or VR for short – is an exciting technology and, in our next issue, we’ll be investigating its enormous potential for learning. […]

SPECIAL OFFER: Free network cyber safety audit from Linewize

Linewize is offering the opportunity to audit cyber safety on your school network for free. You’ll receive a customer report that highlights cyber safety and network issues, including social media use, dangerous app use and content filter evasion. This is a strictly limited offer. Book now at linewize.com/audit   […]

What can we learn from Artificial Intelligence?

What is Artificial Intelligence? What does AI mean for educators? How could it impact your classroom? Should you be amazed or afraid (or a little bit of both)? Ben Reid, Executive Director of the AI Forum of New Zealand, explores this intriguing technology and the steps we should […]

Reshaping education for a new digital world

A new curriculum with even more emphasis on digital learning. It’s a brave new world out there for students, but what about for teachers? New Minister of Education Chris Hipkins shares with INTERFACE his thoughts on the future of teaching. This article is exclusive to the print version […]

My Endless Passion for Learning

By Chet Pipkin, Founder and CEO, Belkin International I’ve always been fascinated by history and global, broad-stroke thinking. I enjoy assessing the bigger picture and to look for the big and transformative changes that are taking place in the world. Back in the early 1980s it was clear […]

New look and new offers for TELA scheme

The Ministry’s TELA Scheme has been putting digital devices in the hands of school educators for years. Now under new management, it’s promising more choice, better deals and enhanced service, writes Paul Brislen. TELA has undergone the first major revision in its 17-year history, with Cyclone Computers taking […]