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Book your place at this year’s INTERFACEXpo

It could be BYOD or coding. Virtual Reality or robotics? LMS or MLE.  Chromebooks or iPads. Whatever your school’s next step with digital technology, you’ll find it at INTERFACEXpo 2018. And registrations are now open! Don’t miss your opportunity to attend. If you’re part of the digital development […]

Cyclone to run updated TELA

Cyclone has won the contract to manage TELA. From 1 March, it will be the sole provider of all parts of the Ministry of Education’s scheme. This programme currently includes the supply, support and maintenance of a laptop for every eligible teacher in all state and integrated schools […]

Brighter colours from new Epson projector

  Epson has launched its new EB-900. Key features include brighter colours and reliable performance – thanks to 3LCD, 3-chip technology – colour brightness up to 4,200 lumens, and WUXGA high-definition resolution (1920 x 1200) that’s suitable for presentations, videos, digital signage and more. Simply plug-in HDMI, USB […]

The Mind Lab joins forces with MOTAT

The Mind Lab by Unitec is partnering with the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) to move its education programmes from their current Newmarket site to MOTAT’s premises in Auckland’s Western Springs.  From April 2018, learning specialists from The Mind Lab will run their Tech Toolbox, school and […]

Registrations opening soon

Mark the date in your diary. Registrations for this year’s INTERFACEXpo events will open on Wednesday 14 February.  Look out for the link and make sure you register your interest in joining us in Christchurch, Palmerston North or Auckland. And check out the next issue of INTERFACE for […]

Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2018!

Another year’s nearly done. How was the digital journey for you? From the cloud to coding, wearable tech to gamification, we hope our coverage of the e-learning world has both informed and inspired you! What will the next 12 months bring? We hope you enjoyed the December issue’s […]

Ready player one: Games aren’t just for playing

Computer games are often dismissed as nothing more than a way to fill in some down time but for one group of teachers joining gaming project ‘Super Street Arcade’ offered a way to deliver an authentic learning experience. Kids love playing games but for one group of teachers, […]

Education 3.0 in 2018

Education has changed a lot but needs to change more if our students are to be fully prepared for the world they’ll inhabit. Meet Education 3.0, the next step in the journey of education itself. According to the Education Commission, 40 per cent of employers are struggling to […]

Offer to schools: Could you make use of thin clients?

We’ve been approached by a not-for-profit organisation that has unneeded thin client equipment. It’s keen to see this put to good use by schools – and is offering them at a ‘significantly reduced price’. Wanted: A new home for: 186 Samsung TC241W All-in-ones 551 Samsung TB-WH Base stands […]

November Magazine Out Now!

Issue 83 – Term 4, November 2017 Previous issues of Interface available for just $4.60, plus P&P, for orders in New Zealand. (Overseas rates available on request.) Click here to place and order. INTERFACE News and Views  Noticeboard Jumping in the ‘Cloud’ has changed everything Orere Primary School is […]