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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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Online provision - meeting a range of learner needs

by NetNZ

How can online educational provision improve education outcomes for children and young people at risk of disengaging or in need of additional learning support?

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Board of Directors

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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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Teacher Supply and Networks of Learning

by Darren Sudlow

The emerging issue of teacher supply in many regions of New Zealand has been well documented over the past year and the various solutions mooted by the Minister have worth.

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NetNZ welcomes new government

by NetNZ

Let's keep our eye to the future 

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What the Research Says

by NetNZ

Earlier this year, Professor Kwok-Wing Lai, of the University of Otago completed academic research on the pedagogical practices of NetNZ teachers

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Korean and Kiwi kids meeting online

Editorial: Language Learning

by Darren Sudlow

Once again, interesting times with the announcement and ensuing discussion regarding National’s commitment to resourcing the learning of ten priority languages over the next four years. 

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Project Based Learning Opportunity - QuakeCraft

by Darren Sudlow

NetNZ and the QuakeCraft team are partnering to implement a blended programme for year 10s across rural New Zealand.

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Video: Datacom Computer Science

Industry Partnership: Computer Science with Datacom

by Darren Sudlow

Trevor Storr talks about his L3 Computer Science course in 2016, run in partnership with tech giant, Datacom

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Video: Perceptions of Asia - infographic

The Asian Language Imperative

by Darren Sudlow

2016 article from our old blog highlighting the importance of developing understanding of Asian culture and language within our schools

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Video: NetNZ Intro Principals

A view from our Neighbours

by Darren Sudlow

In 2016 we had ongoing discussions and engagement with an emerging network of schools in Western Australia

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Summary highlights in 2016

by Darren Sudlow

NetNZ continues to mature as an organisation and this is reflected in a number of highlights in 2016.

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Video: Message from the Chair 2016

Message from the chair

by Darren Sudlow

Once again, the key elements for the Board in the period 2016 - 2017 has been trying to support and grow the partnership we share with our existing schools yet at the same time leading and developing new initiatives and ventures to grow and develop innovative practice that will become the norm for education in the future. 

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Project group meeting in Dunedin

Grass Roots Initiative: Deep Support

by Darren Sudlow

In 2016 we received funding from the Grass Roots Initiative which has enabled us to form a community of practice focused on exploring the concept of Deep Support.

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Why learn online? Looking beyond curriculum

by Darren Sudlow

If we are to prepare our learners for an ever changing world we need to see online learning as more than a bolt on to our local curriculum

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An innovative learning environment creates enormous flexibility but what happens when you have no walls at all?

Future Opportunities: How could we organise online learning?

by Darren Sudlow

The growing numbers in our programmes means we need to think about how online classes should be organised to fully realise what the environment provides learners.

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Korean and Kiwi kids meeting online

'Connected'

by Darren Sudlow

Approaches to online learning vary, but NetNZ is slowly developing a particular flavour of online learning that is ‘connected’. 

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Community and Communities

by Darren Sudlow

NetNZ teachers are free to use whatever platform they choose to develop an online hub for their course, but we do aim to develop a certain ‘flavour’ of online learning that emphasizes community and connectedness. 

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How does it work?

by Darren Sudlow

Courses usually consist of 10-18 students from 5-10 different schools across New Zealand. 

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What is NetNZ?

by NetNZ

NetNZ is a community of secondary and area schools from across New Zealand who work together to provide online learning opportunities for their students based on the New Zealand Curriculum. In 2019 membership consisted of around 62 schools across the South Island.

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