Win a Bicycle Phone Holder!

Helmet? Check. Tyres pumped up? Check. Water bottle? Check. Mobile phone? … Being on your bike doesn’t mean being out of communication. The Fly Bicycle Phone Holder will safely, securely and conveniently position your phone on the handlebars. It fits most device sizes, with the supporting arms able […]

Win Canon Selphy CP100 Photo Printer!

Got photos stuck on your phone or tablet that you’d really like to print out and keep? It’s never been easier to solve this problem thanks to the Selphy CP1200. This small, elegant and portable Wi-Fi photo printer is easy for anyone to use. Simply connect your smart […]

Win a Flea Market Retro Turntable Case!

It’s official. Vinyl’s back! Whether you’re discovering the power of records for the first time or have boxes of them in storage just waiting to be rediscovered, turntables are trendy again. Among them is the Flea Market Retro Turntable Case. This all-in-one package includes built-in speakers (0.45W), headphone […]

What you should know when choosing a school calendar app

Finding a calendar app that improves and enhances the communication schools already have with their community can be both confusing and time consuming. Sharlene Barnes looks at what you really need to know. Apps are everywhere – and that’s why schools can really benefit from implementing a calendar […]

Demystifying wearable technology

What is ‘Wearable Tech’? Created by Calaghan, The Wearable Technology – Improving Human Performance and Wellbeing infographic breaks the topic down into sub components and explains what technologies are ready to utilise now and which will be ready in the future. The business innovation agency is currently running […]

Are these the LogicBots you’re looking for?

For Kenneth Ward, studying chemistry at university led to a fascination with robots but they were too expensive for a student to really get into. So, he started making computer games about robots instead. Meet LogicBots, an educational game where players build virtual robots to complete puzzles using […]

Spring Equinox Sun Survey and Infographic competition

Schoolgen is offering teachers and students the chance to be part of an awesome, astronomical event – and an ingenious, infographic challenge. At the Spring Equinox (23 September), our beautiful planet is perfectly balanced between the winter and summer solstices. And to highlight this special event, Schoolgen has […]

Get your entries ready for the MADE Awards 2017!

Calling all digital creators … entries are now open for the MADE Awards 2017. Designed to recognise excellence in digital media skills, these popular awards continue to grow in size and standard – could you be a winner in 2017? There are eight categories to choose from – […]

Maths competition offers $20,000 cash prize!

Primary students across New Zealand and Australia will battle it out to show their maths proficiency in Matific’s inaugural Maths competition, starting 31 August. Up for grabs is $50,000 worth of prizes, including a major first prize of $20,000 cash. “There will be an initial ‘warm up’ period […]

Issue 79 – Term 2, May 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. INTERFACEXPO 2017 – Are you coming? Don’t miss out! INTERFACE News and Views Noticeboard New app tells parents what’s happening at school The Parent […]

Scratch competition: Entries close in one week

There’s still time to enter our student Scratch competition. But don’t delay. Entries close Friday 7 July (the end of Term 2). We’ve teamed up with The Mind Lab to put together a cunning Scratch-based competition – we provide the template and your students then add their code […]

Ministry unveils $40m ‘digital fluency’ package

Education Minister Nikki Kaye has announced an investment package of around $40 million over three years to enhance the digital fluency of our young people. “This investment will support the biggest change to our curriculum in 10 years,” said Kaye. The package includes $24 million of new and […]