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NetNZ Annual Report 2017

Welcome to the NetNZ Annual Report for 2017. 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 2017 and beyond.

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Contents

Summary Highlights 2017

by NetNZ

NetNZ continues to mature as an organisation and this is reflected in a number of highlights in 2017.

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Board comments for 2017 - 2018

by Michael Campbell

2017 and 2018 have been interesting and exciting years for NETNZ.

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Video: Learning online with NetNZ

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.

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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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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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Educational Focus: Develop a connected learning experience across all programmes

by NetNZ

This is a key educational driver for the board, executive and staff.

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Business Focus: Ensure continued growth, sustainability and innovation

by NetNZ

It is vital that the 'network of schools' model of online provision of learning continues to build and grow from this point onward. We have a number of key priorities to ensure this happens.

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Video: Benefits of online learning

Rethinking Education: Networks of Schools

by Darren Sudlow

What are the opportunities and barriers to enabling any state school to provide distance education, if they have the infrastructure to do so?

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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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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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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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Video: Knowledge Building report

Teacher Perspective: A reflection on Knowledge Building

by Philippa Mallinson

Knowledge Building with Art Historians

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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 Insights: Be yourself

by Josie Tallents

For five years I had been asking the staff of my school if I could not wear the “girls” uniform.

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Student Perspective: Putting ideas into action

by Amanda Voice

My name is Amanda Voice, I’m a year 10 student at Maniototo Area School taking pre-NCEA Korean through NetNZ. 

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Student Perspective: Going at my own pace

by Niamh Attridge

I am a student at Marlborough Girls' College who is taking L1 Japanese online through NetNZ in 2017

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'Connected' in NetNZ Drama 

by Vicki Crawford

Vicki Crawford explains how she used the video conferencing element of her Drama course to connect students with external expertise 

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