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Girls invited to a coding event

For girls interested in programming, applications are being invited to attend Rails Girls in Motueka, 6-7 November. This is a free international event which targets girls and aims to inspire them to explore programming and computer science further (a largely male domain).  No previous coding experience required.You can learn […]

Toshiba challenges students to dream up their dream job

Rainforest reconstructor? Organic fashion designer? Solar plane racer? What would be your future dream job? That’s the challenge Toshiba’s laying down to your students – and offering a fabulous prize as reward. “A good job is central to enjoy a happy, productive and satisfying life,” said Tohsiba’s Andrew […]

Winner of inaugural NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award

Kristin School teacher, Nathan Calvert has been awarded the inaugural NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award at The Mind Lab by Unitec’s graduation yesterday. The ceremony marked the course completion of the first 130 teachers to undertake the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning), with the […]

CLNZ ‘Teacher Choice’ Awards – Vote for your favourite

CLNZ Education Awards celebrate excellent New Zealand educational resources – but needs your help. This year’s awards will feature ‘Teachers’ Choice’ winners in the primary, secondary and te reo Maori categories. Supported by its Teachers’ Choice media partner, INTERFACE Magazine, Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) is asking teachers […]

A powerful tool to engage and enhance

Waitakere College was the first school in New Zealand to sign up Zaption. It saw its combination with eTV as the perfect solution for storing, manage and actively using video content, says Lee Devenish. Why did you choose to use eTV?  It looked like a really powerful tool […]

Using a ‘trusted’ choice for student devices

From choosing devices to organising servicing and PD, managing a BYOD programme isn’t easy. Here three schools describe how Harvey Norman is proving a safe pair of hands for their student devices Sarah Trethewey, Lead teacher for ICT, Katikati Primary, Bay of Plenty “Our lease was up and we […]