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Our apologies, the link to the new Strategic thinking roadmap was broken in our newsletter. We are resending it to you so you can take a look at this updated guide.
Enabling e-Learning Leadership


Effective teaching for powerful learningThe strategic thinking roadmap – supporting the development of your digital technologies action plan

This online guide has been reviewed and significantly updated. It is designed to help your leadership team implement a strategic direction that ensures technologies are integrated into a school-wide plan for effective teaching and learning.


Enabling e-Learning: Teaching


Monopoly game – image source: Mark Strozier, FlickrGamification – New website content –

Find out how to gamify your learning programme with these: 

  • tips and strategies
  • school examples
  • suggested digital tools.

VLN Primary School – Online Programmes

Virtual Learning Network Primary SchoolRegistrations are invited from schools wishing to participate in the VLN Primary School in Term 3 & 4.

There is a wide range of online language programmes including:

  • Te Reo Māori and Kapa Haka
  • extension maths
  • astronomy
  • visual arts
  • STEM
  • computer programming
  • web design
  • future planning –  life skills
  • health and Over the Back Fence Project.

Find out more and register your interest online or contact with queries.

Enabling e-Learning: Ministry initiatives

Ministry initiatives

Grass Roots Ideas reports

The Grass Roots Ideas initiative was set up to help schools around New Zealand to better understand how to use digital technologies to enhance teaching and learning.

Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko | Nationwide Readiness Programme

Digital readiness programmeThe Kia Takatū ā-Matihiko| Nationwide Readiness Programme recognises that teachers will have different levels of experience in working with the new strands in the Technology Curriculum.

Sign up to access the:

Kōrero Mātauranga – let's talk about Education

Kōrero MātaurangaEducation Conversation | Kōrero Mātauranga – Have your say at the hub:

  • find out about the Education Work Program and how you can get involved
  • choose a conversation to learn about what’s happening around the country, read discussion documents, and have your say through surveys and formal submissions
  • view videos of speakers from the Summit.
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Connected Learning Advisory | Te Ara Whītiki

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

  • using digital technologies in the classroom
  • developing an e-learning action plan
  • engaging your community through digital technologies
  • adopting cloud services
  • procurement of ICT devices and other equipment
  • digital citizenship
  • preparing for BYOD
  • getting ready for the Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko curriculum changes

Contact the Advisory

Enabling e-Learning: Ministry initiatives

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