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Kia ora, In this newsletter we keep you up to date with the latest updates from the Enabling e-Learning website and online community in the Virtual Learning Network.
Enabling e-Learning: Teaching


New resources

Computational thinking logoPLD to integrate computational thinking into the years 1–10 curriculum

This resource will equip you with the knowledge, practical skills, and tools to start your continuing learning journey in Computational Thinking. It also offers a range of extension opportunities for diverse learners.

More information and resources on Digital Technologies »

Progress and Consistency Tools (PaCT)Using the Progress and Consistency Tool (PaCT)

PaCT has some new features that will make students’ progress and achievement in relation to The New Zealand Curriculum more visible.

To find out about the new features and how to get support, see Understanding PaCT on the Assessment page »

Media Literacy week logoMedia Literacy Week: 5 – 9 November

Media Literacy Week is spearheaded by the National Association of Media Literacy Education (NAMLE). 

What's your story logoWhat's Your Story? – Poster competition closing soon

Entries for this year's 'What's Your Story?' poster competition close this Sunday, 4 November! Young people between the ages of 5–12 can create a poster about the theme "What does the good side of the internet look like?" to be in to win cash prizes up to $1,000 for themselves and their school.

Enter now »

Enabling e-Learning Technologies


Ministry of Education logoFree Chrome licensing for all New Zealand schools

Starting on November 1, all state and state-integrated schools across New Zealand, will be able to claim Ministry-funded Chrome Education licenses at no cost courtesy of Google and New Zealand Ministry of Education.

Details on the Ministry of Education website »

Professional learning

Professional learning

Enabling e-Learning webinars and events

We have some great free professional learning events planned this term.

Spotlight webinars

  • What does innovation look like in your school?: 26 November – Alexia Hilbertidou talks about how she has created a movement that encourages young NZ women to take up STEM and STEAM subjects and careers.
  • What is collaborative inquiry?: 3 December – Rebbecca Sweeney talks about the process of moving from individual to collaborative inquiry and shares examples of how collaborative inquiry can work.

Technology Online webinar

Interview with a guru

Full calendar of events

Connected Learning Advisory logo

Connected Learning Advisory | Te Ara Whītiki

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

Contact the Advisory

Enabling e-Learning: Ministry initiatives

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