Cyclone to run updated TELA

Cyclone has won the contract to manage TELA. From 1 March, it will be the sole provider of all parts of the Ministry of Education’s scheme. This programme currently includes the supply, support and maintenance of a laptop for every eligible teacher in all state and integrated schools […]

Brighter colours from new Epson projector

  Epson has launched its new EB-900. Key features include brighter colours and reliable performance – thanks to 3LCD, 3-chip technology – colour brightness up to 4,200 lumens, and WUXGA high-definition resolution (1920 x 1200) that’s suitable for presentations, videos, digital signage and more. Simply plug-in HDMI, USB […]

The Mind Lab joins forces with MOTAT

The Mind Lab by Unitec is partnering with the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) to move its education programmes from their current Newmarket site to MOTAT’s premises in Auckland’s Western Springs.  From April 2018, learning specialists from The Mind Lab will run their Tech Toolbox, school and […]

WIN Grip your phone!

Worried about little fingers (or big ones, too) dropping your phone or tablet? Avoid mishaps with Grip Your Phone. This nifty gizmo is simple but effective. All you do is stick it on the back your device – it’ll attach to almost anything – then slip your finger(s) […]

WIN a STEAMS Kit

Designed to develop confidence in using programming and to foster creativity and innovation in technology, STEAMS Kit was a successful applicant in the Ministry of Education’s funding round for Strengthening Digital Technologies 2017. It’s a box of hands-on, one-hour technology lessons with an engaging series of STEAMS (science, […]

WIN All About Virtual Reality!

Want to see the world without leaving your seat? Virtual Reality is here – are you ready for it? With ‘All About Virtual Reality’, you will be. This book explains VR, including how we see in 3D, how a VR world is created, how the technology works, and […]

WIN Belkin ‘Classic’ and ‘Active’ Pro Backpacks!

Let your computing device travel in style with either the Belkin ‘Classic’ (grey) or ‘Active’ (black) Pro Backpacks. Now available through the TELA scheme, theses awesome bags combine protection for what’s inside with a certain degree of elegance on the outside. Both come with internal padding and handy […]

Registrations opening soon

Mark the date in your diary. Registrations for this year’s INTERFACEXpo events will open on Wednesday 14 February.  Look out for the link and make sure you register your interest in joining us in Christchurch, Palmerston North or Auckland. And check out the next issue of INTERFACE for […]

Issue 87, May 2018

In every issue of INTERFACE, ‘File Share’, ‘Lesson Ideas’ and elsewhere feature a range of free tools and resources that teachers can use in their classrooms. And that’s not all. We can help to make the ICT journey easier and more attainable with a selection of free resources […]

Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2018!

Another year’s nearly done. How was the digital journey for you? From the cloud to coding, wearable tech to gamification, we hope our coverage of the e-learning world has both informed and inspired you! What will the next 12 months bring? We hope you enjoyed the December issue’s […]

Ready player one: Games aren’t just for playing

Computer games are often dismissed as nothing more than a way to fill in some down time but for one group of teachers joining gaming project ‘Super Street Arcade’ offered a way to deliver an authentic learning experience. Kids love playing games but for one group of teachers, […]