Why Outsource Your IT Requirements?

Why Outsource Your IT Requirements?

Often wonder what the true benefits will be when choosing to outsource your IT requirements? Here's how we think you'll see the most gains when outsourcing to New Era. The right resource doing the right job: Many schools believe technical support can be done by teachers, thus saving money. This is a fallacy. Trained and qualified technicians will resolve technical issues far more efficiently and effectively than teaching staff, and at a fraction of the true cost of having teaching staff doing technical support. Whilst paying for an external company does come from a different funding...

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Win with New Era this Christmas

Win with New Era this Christmas

Every year it feels like the Christmas festivities  are beginning earlier and earlier. We know it's still a while away yet but we wanted to give you a Christmas gift before the term drew to a close. Are you needing to buy hardware to ensure your school's ready for 2015? Buy an any Acer product from New Era and every $50 you spend will get you in the draw to win 1 of 5 Acer E11 Netbooks!  These nifty netbooks are great for work and play. With their stylish, smart lightweight design you'll have productivity wherever you go. After full tech specs? Browse products and pricing...

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After some expertise around IT for your school?

After some expertise around IT for your school?

We know ICT can be a confusing, and at times a monsterous task to get your head around. The really good news, is that it doesn't have to be. We would like to offer an hours free consultation to any school looking for some answers. It is totally up to you in regards to what you would like - at New Era we can provide total ICT solutions for any area. Some ideas to get started are: Strategic planning Budget reviews Best practice oversight Google / Microsoft options International trends BYOD trends ICT problem solving Network basics for...

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Welcome back to the final term!

Welcome back to the final term!

Welcome back to the start of Term 4! We hope you all had a great break and are ready for these final 10 weeks of the year. With summer beginning to feel like it's on it's way, the countdown to end of term has no doubt already begun! Over the break we had a fantastic week down in Rotorua at ULearn Conference, it was great to see everyone there and catch up with so many of you,  the excitement around ICT was evident and with so much on the horizon it's not looking to slow down anytime soon.   We were delighted to give away an Acer Switch 10 at ULearn and would like to...

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A 'Heads Up' on ICT in Education

A 'Heads Up' on ICT in Education

Last week New Era hosted our annual 'Heads Up' Conference at Green Bay High School. This annual event aims to provide an informative and enjoyable day that gives delegates a 'heads up' on what's happening now and what the future holds on a global, national and local level within ICT. As well as giving practical examples from a school, classroom and student context. This was once again a thoroughly enjoyable day and was a great opportunity to catch up with you all. We would like to say a big thanks to everyone who attended last week as well as a special thanks to Green Bay High School...

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Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education

Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education

More Teaching, Less Tech-ing Classroom is available to anyone with Google Apps for Education.  It is designed to help teachers create and collect assignments paperlessly, including time saving features like the ability  to automatically make a copy of a Google Document for each student. It also creates drive folders for each assignment and for each student to help keep everyone organised.   Students can keep track of whats due on their Assignments page and begin working with just a click. Teachers can quickly see who has or hasn't completed the work , and provide...

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