Enabling e-Learning Newsletter
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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.
Professional learning

Professional learning

Webinars and events

We are making the most of the rich resources and conversations in the Enabling e-Learning community. This term we are revisiting webinar recordings and discussions that relate to: digital planners, Teacher Codes and Standards, e-portfolios, and digital gaming in the classroom. Watch the webinars in your own time and join the corresponding discussions.

Spotlight webinars:

Full calendar of events

Digital technologies webinar

Introducing the learning progressions for digital technologies – 14 March, 3.45–4.45 pm

Catherine Johnson (Lead facilitator) will discuss the new learning progressions for digital technologies – what they are, how they are embedded within the technology learning area of The New Zealand Curriculum, and the support and information available for teachers.

Enabling e-Learning: Teaching


Staying safe online: 2018 Quick reference guide

Check out NetSafe's quick guide with advice, tips, and how-to guides for social media, online shopping, safe search, and more.

For more information and resources see our digital citizenship page »


ANZAC day is coming up on 25 April. Use this collection of online resources to support learning and teaching about ANZAC day in your classroom.

ANZAC day e-learning resources »

Enabling e-Learning Leadership


Better education information for Māori

Earlier this month Associate Education Minister, Kelvin Davis, announced that the Government will be making improvements to information for iwi and hapū on the achievement of their tamariki.

The Government plans to talk to iwi and hapū and make improvements to the Iwi Profiles from next year. 

See the latest Iwi Profiles »

For information and resources on how you can improve learning and achievement for Māori students, visit the following pages: 

Ministry Initiatives

Updated TELA+ scheme

As of 1 March 2018, the Tela scheme is now managed by a new provider, Cyclone Computer Company Ltd. The scheme has been renamed TELA+ and was launched online on 2 March. 

The TELA+ scheme no longer offers Toshiba devices but will add Acer, Apple, HP, Lenovo, and Microsoft to its range. There will also be a wider selection of devices that will include laptops, tablets/hybrids, and Chromebook models.

More information from the Ministry website »

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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 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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