Enabling e-Learning Newsletter
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Kia ora koutou. This newsletter profiles new content supporting innovative use of digital technologies on the Enabling e-Learning website, and free, hands-on webinars and topical discussions in the online community.
Enabling e-Learning: Teaching


Virtual reality

Using virtual reality (VR) can promote content-rich learning, computational thinking and problem solving skills, as well as building connections beyond the classroom to support learning. 

These new videos illustrate how Pakuranga College have begun to develop a VR programme. Their students have had great success in developing 3D games. Find out what's happening, and how you can get started in your school.Student wearing virtual reality headset

Supporting English Language Learners

Student working on computer with teacher aideMany students in schools come from diverse backgrounds and linguistic environments and may need English language support. This new page provides practical information and classroom examples of using digital technologies to support English language learners.

Tonga language week 3-9 September

Tonga language week posterPasifika resources – Take a look at the Faka Tonga resources to support your Tonga language week learning activities.


Using digital technologies to support learning across the curriculum

We are updating all the curriculum pages. Take a look at the latest updates to find new videos, e-learning ideas, and resources for:

Digital Technologies and the national curriculum – this page is updated regularly with new information.  
Enabling e-Learning: Teaching


Migrating to the cloud

Students working on laptopsMigrating from traditional on-premise services to cloud-based services will:

  • help schools shift to 21st century pedagogy and digital collaboration
  • provide access to ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning
  • enable better stewardship of IT infrastructural funding.
Read about the Ministry's cloud transformation pilot project, and find information about how to move your school to the cloud.
Professional learning

Professional learning

Enabling e-Learning webinars and events

We have some great webinars and online discussion forums coming up.

Register now for these free webinars:

Join these forum discussions

Full calendar of events

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Connected Learning Advisory | Te Ara Whītiki

Connected Learning Advisory

The Ministry of Education’s Connected Learning Advisory | Te Ara Whītiki is committed to supporting schools, kura, and communities of learning plan for, manage, and use digital technologies for learning.

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