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NetNZ Annual Report 2018

Welcome to the NetNZ Annual Report for 2018. We have collected a series of articles that include messages from the board and executive, summaries of activities, and articles that help tell the story of 2018 and beyond.

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NetNZ Vision and Values

by NetNZ

Developed with staff and board over 2016 and 2017, our vision and values sit as a foundation for all we do, both now and into the future.

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Message from the Chair: Michael Campbell

by Michael Campbell

This annual board chair report gives me the opportunity to thank many, encourage others, reflect on the past and look forward to the future.

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Board of Directors

by NetNZ

The NetNZ board is a diverse group of elected trustees and co-opted experts who together provide strong leadership and governance.

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Summary Highlights 2018

by NetNZ

NetNZ continues to mature as an organisation and this is reflected in a number of highlights in 2018

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Looking Ahead: Strategic Directions 2019 and Beyond

by NetNZ

NetNZ continues to develop and evolve with our member schools, and emerging educational developments. We have a number of key areas to focus on in the immediate and long term future.

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Learning Exchange

What is NetNZ?

by NetNZ

NetNZ is a community of schools from across New Zealand who work together to provide online learning opportunities for their students based on the New Zealand Curriculum.

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Opinion: Our Schooling Futures

by Darren Sudlow

With all the publicity, debate and discourse on the Schooling Future report and recommendations, I find myself once again returning to an article I have already rewritten once.

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Announcing a new Network of Expertise for online teachers

by Rachel Whalley

Tūhononga o ngā tangata mōhio ipurangi - Building capability in online learning and teaching through Networks of Expertise (NEX)

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Creative Forest Update: A year in the forest

by Paul Spence

The Creative Forest experience has evolved markedly since we began the digital platform journey over a year ago with our channel partner NetNZ.

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The Creative Forest Programme: 2022

by Darren Sudlow

The Creative Forest Programmme is a partnership between Creative Forest Ltd and NetNZ that endeavours to engage learners in projects and interests within a distributed, connected environment.

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The Importance of Visual Language

by Nicky Lewis

Why, in a world of visual saturation, where everyone is their own marketer, are only a handful of individuals visually literate?

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Problems of Practice

by Angela Mitchell

How can I support my students to develop key learning dispositions in the online environment?

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Problems of practice

by Philippa Mallinson

How can community be developed in the online space and how can authentic learning be captured?

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Sophie Handford

Openly Networked: Foster Engagement

by Sam Wakelin

As part of my goal of fostering engagement within my NetNZ Senior Social Studies program I invited Sophie Handford, the former Kāpiti College student who led the New Zealand climate change strikes to join our weekly online meeting on 8 May 2019.

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Drama Online

by Vicki Crawford

Many people think how can you take such a physical hands-on subject online?

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Student View: NetNZ and Me

by Oak Roberts

Kia ora my name is Oak. I am a year 11 homeschooler, and this is my first year studying with NetNZ online, I am enrolled in NetNZ’s philosophy course for 2018. I am a passionate Shakespeare fan and I love all things algebra.

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Student Stories: Getting closer to my dream

by Hope Sole

Hello, my name is Hope Sole, and I’m year 12 student at Taradale High school

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Student Stories - Following my passion

by Elish Skeet

Eilish tells us about her experience in taking Beginner's Korean in 2018.

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Student Stories: Learning online for learning sake

by Sue Kim

Mary, a student from Logan Park High School tells us about the experience of learning Korean online.

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