Scratching beneath the Surface Laptop

Microsoft has entered the TELA arena with two devices. Here we reveal everything you need to know about one of them, the Surface Laptop. Out of the box, the stylish look and feel of the Surface Laptop is hard to ignore. This is one heck of an impressively-designed […]

SPECIAL OFFER: Free network cyber safety audit from Linewize

Linewize is offering the opportunity to audit cyber safety on your school network for free. You’ll receive a customer report that highlights cyber safety and network issues, including social media use, dangerous app use and content filter evasion. This is a strictly limited offer. Book now at   […]

What can we learn from Artificial Intelligence?

What is Artificial Intelligence? What does AI mean for educators? How could it impact your classroom? Should you be amazed or afraid (or a little bit of both)? Ben Reid, Executive Director of the AI Forum of New Zealand, explores this intriguing technology and the steps we should […]

Reshaping education for a new digital world

A new curriculum with even more emphasis on digital learning. It’s a brave new world out there for students, but what about for teachers? New Minister of Education Chris Hipkins shares with INTERFACE his thoughts on the future of teaching. This article is exclusive to the print version […]

Acer adds two new devices to TELA+

New to the TELA+ scheme, Acer is offering two distinctly different devices to help teachers perform to their best in the classroom.  How does it feel to join TELA+? Acer is extremely proud to be a part of the new TELA+ initiative working alongside Cyclone. We have been […]

My Endless Passion for Learning

By Chet Pipkin, Founder and CEO, Belkin International I’ve always been fascinated by history and global, broad-stroke thinking. I enjoy assessing the bigger picture and to look for the big and transformative changes that are taking place in the world. Back in the early 1980s it was clear […]

New look and new offers for TELA scheme

The Ministry’s TELA Scheme has been putting digital devices in the hands of school educators for years. Now under new management, it’s promising more choice, better deals and enhanced service, writes Paul Brislen. TELA has undergone the first major revision in its 17-year history, with Cyclone Computers taking […]

Bringing ‘Blockchain’ into educational data

It’s the high-profile technology propelling the rise of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum but could ‘Blockchain’ also be a game-changer for education. Greg Adams investigates. This article is exclusive to the print version of INTERFACE Magazine. To read more you can subscribe at Subscriptions start from just $1 […]

Concerned about mobile device misuse at school?

The arrival of mobile devices in classrooms is blurring the line between school and parental responsibility when it comes to student internet use. Linewize can help you understand and manage this across all devices and browsers, writes Scott Noakes. Keeping students cyber safe while teaching responsible internet use […]

March Magazine Out Now!

Issue 85/86 – Term 1, March 2018 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. INTERFACE News and Views  INTERFACEXpo 2018 – Registrations now open! Noticeboard Concerned about mobile device misuse […]

Interface Xpo 18 – Last Chance to Register!

Join us for a day jam-packed with information, ideas and inspiration. Presentations Michael Walmsley – Exploring computer programming and introducing it into the classroom. Adobe – Excellence with digital design Linewize – A new approach to Cybersafety Workshops Choose from break-out sessions on a wide selection of topics, including: Google for […]

Book your place at this year’s INTERFACEXpo

It could be BYOD or coding. Virtual Reality or robotics? LMS or MLE.  Chromebooks or iPads. Whatever your school’s next step with digital technology, you’ll find it at INTERFACEXpo 2018. And registrations are now open! Don’t miss your opportunity to attend. If you’re part of the digital development […]