Meet this year’s finalists – and vote for your winners!

2016_awards_webThanks to everyone who entered this year’s awards. You really know your stuff and there was some great work on show.

We’ve chosen our finalists – congratulations to each of you for reaching this stage. Now it’s our readers’ turn to help us select the winners.

The finalists are listed below. Click each name to go through to more information about their entry.

Once you’ve decided on your favourites, mark your first and second choices, and submit. These will be combined with our judges’ scores to determine the final results.


PLUS, everyone who votes will go into a draw to win one of five INTERFACE 4GB Memory Sticks.

Don’t delay. Voting ends Wednesday 16 November, 2016.

Best 3D Printing Project – Finalists

Josie Taylor, Kristin School, Auckland. Exhibition 2016

Nickolas Bouterey, Waitara High School, Taranaki. 3D Sculpting

Zaana Cooper, St Peter’s, Cambridge. Containing Scents

Callie Ballara, Samuel Marsden Collegiate , Welington. Kiwi Souvenirs

Andy Wilson, Ponsonby Intermediate , Auckland. Makey Makey Prototype 3D-Printed Game Controller

Voting has now closed. Thanks to all who entered.

Best Digital Resource – Finalists

Nicola Wells, Tamaki College, Auckland. Manaiakalani Google Class OnAir

Nicola Stevenson, Worser Bay School, Wellington. Tautoru Blog

Catherine Wooller, Westlake Girls’ High School, Auckland. WGHS Teachers Help Site

Donna Smith and Shannon Prentice, St Hilda’s Collegiate School, Dunedin. Hilda’s Hub

Monique Roser, Bethlehem College, Tauranga. Students’ Skill Tutorial Videos

Voting has now closed. Thanks to all who entered.

Best Teaching with Coding – Finalists

Alastair Richards, Tamatea Intermediate School, Napier. My Dream Home

Karen Hinge, Whangarei Intermediate School. Geometry in Action

Zaana Cooper, St Peter’s, Cambridge. Mixing hardware and software

Voting has now closed. Thanks to all who entered.

Good luck to all our finalists. The standard of your work is extremely high and you’ve all shown how ICT can be used to great effect in teaching. Well done! The winners and runner-ups will be announced in our next issue.

samsung-gear-360As well as the buzz and kudos of winning these prestigious awards, there’s a great prize up for grabs. Each winner will receive an awesome Samsung Gear 360 Action Camera (RRP$649). They’ll also get a winner’s logo and certificate, and an invitation for their winning entry to be profiled in INTERFACE early next year.

Who’s your winner?

Voting has now closed. Thanks to all who entered.

“Recognising excellent and effective use of ICT in learning.”