Category: Article

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 […]

Last day to enter ‘Teacher’ INTERFACE Awards

Don’t miss out on this year’s INTERFACE Awards for teachers – today is the last day to enter. There are three teacher categories to choose from: Best Teaching with ICT Best Digital Resource Best Coding Project Are you proud of what you’re achieving with ICT? Want to share […]

Don’t forget to vote in the CLNZ ‘Teacher Choice’ Awards

CLNZ Education Awards celebrate excellent New Zealand educational resources – and it’s giving you the chance to have your say. 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 […]

Connected Educator NZ (CENZ) kicks off for 2015

Connected Educator NZ (CENZ) began yesterday and, for a second year, offers educators’ professional learning by bringing networking, knowledge, professional development and community together all online – and all for free. Educators and those who provide support or resources to educators, will join forces to provide a series […]

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 […]