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Cyclone Roadshow: Apple in Education

Cyclone, in conjunction with Apple, is inviting you to discover how iPad can transform teaching and learning during seminars in November. Find out how to engage students with digital tools that make learning more personal. Learn about the education content and resources teachers can design and use to […]

Have you checked out the ‘Dream Job’ challenge?

Desertification reversal expert? 3D Fashion Architect? Dolphin Song Translator? Hover Board racer? What would be your future dream job? Have you checked out Toshiba’s ‘Dream Job’ competition yet? It’s challenging students to ‘dream up’ their dream job. Not only is it a great way to get them thinking creatively and imaginatively but also […]

CLNZ reveals finalists in Education Awards 2015

The finalists have been revealed in this year’s CLNZ Education Awards, which aim to showcase home-grown educational resources. “This year’s finalists highlight the important work New Zealand’s educational publishers are doing to source, create and invest in local material,” said Paula Browning, CEO, CLNZ. “The educational publishing industry not only contributes […]

eTV offers fast service and fantastic support

From the seamless set up to fantastic support, signing up to eTV and Zaption is bringing a wide range of benefits to Shirley Boys’ High School, says Richard McLaren. Why did you choose to use eTV? Firstly, it’s not just an alternative to YouTube but offers some serious […]

A few Do’s and Don’ts for your school’s BYOD

For all the technological changes within schools in recent years, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is arguably having the biggest pedagogical impact. Here Martin Hughes explores some of the issues to consider. Many schools have a blend of school-owned and student-owned devices. Some have a ‘managed choice’ approach, […]

Girls can get their geek on #GirlsInnov8 2016

Registrations are now open for #GirlsInnov8 Camp 2016. If you know girls interested in technology then these three days of coding, robotics, 3D modelling, and game design are the perfect place for them to meet like-minded peers and get their geek on, writes event organiser Klaris Philipson. We know […]

Meet the team for your school’s technology

If you thought Harvey Norman was just a shop in your local shopping mall, think again. The company’s created a specialist education team keen to meet your school’s ICT needs. With shops from Whangarei to Wellington, Blenheim to Invercargill, Harvey Norman has been a familiar name in computing […]

Ministry support for MyPortfolio extended

The Ministry of Education will continue to support MyPortfolio, making it available for free to New Zealand schools beyond the end of 2015. “The Ministry intends to continue its support of the e-portfolio tool MyPortfolio for up to two years. “MyPortfolio was commissioned by the Ministry and is […]