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Enabling e-Learning | What's on in Term 2 2016?

Term 2 Enabling e-Learning Calendar of Events 


Tēnā koutou, talofa lava and welcome back to Term 2. We have a whole new lot of FREE e-learning online activities planned for you this term, sign up and don't miss out! Here's the Term 2 flyer (PDF) to print for staff rooms.

As always, we like to hear about what you'd like to be involved in, so feel free to contact Enabling e-Learning online facilitators Nathaniel Louwrens and Tessa Gray directly or leave comments in this blog post. Feel free to add the Enabling e-Learning calendar events to your own calendar and tell your friends and colleagues! smiley


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smiley FORUM: Why are innovator’s mind-sets and in-depth collaboration and cooperation crucial in resourcing ILEs? | NAPP Kōrero 6 2016, 26 Apr 2016 - 26 Jun 2016

An Enabling e-Learning and NAPP (National Aspiring Principals Programme) event that looks into what innovation, collaboration and equity looks like when starting out in an ILE (Innovative Learning Environment). This conversation is currently live in Enabling e-Learning Leadership group.

smiley BLOG SERIES: How to use the Māori Medium e-Learning Planning Framework5 May 2016 - 5 Jun 2016

A series of blog posts will highlight the purpose and potential for using the Māori Medium e-Learning Planning Framework or Te Rangitukutuku to help grow e-capability kura-wide. Feel free to share your own stories. This conversation will be held in the Using the e-Learning Planning Frameworks group.

smiley FORUM: Collaborative projects for students, 16 May 2016 - 16 Jun 2016

This forum will showcase some collaborative projects and opportunities for you and your students to participate in. Please feel free to share your own examples of how students are collaborating together. This conversation will take place in the Teaching group.

smiley FORUM: The power of networked organisations, 17 Jun 2016 - 17 Jul 2016

What do networked organisations mean to busy educators? This forum will discuss the potential for communities of learning (and the use of technologies) to help raise student achievement. This conversation will take place in the Professional Learning group.


Your input and ideas are valued and welcome in all of these forum discussions. This is your community, so please feel free to add your ideas, experience, expertise or wonderings. 



Sign up for our free online workshops 

All events can be found in the Enabling e-Learning calendar


smiley LIVE WEBINAR: Open tour of Enabling e-Learning15:45 - 15:15, 1 Jun 2016

This short virtual tour will showcase current and trending resources that can help leaders and teachers as they continue to harness the potential of e-learning tools and pedagogies to help make a difference for all learners. The open tour includes sections within the Enabling e-Learning website and Enabling e-Learning (TKI) community groups (VLN) and a chance for Q&A with Jane Armstrong, Project Manager & Content developer for Enabling e-Learning. This event will be hosted in Adobe Connect with Tessa Gray and Nathaniel Louwrens. REGISTER NOW!

smiley LIVE WEBINAR: Learning design - people-based design thinking, 25 May @ 3:45-4:45 pm

"Learning design is the practice of planning, sequencing, and managing learning activities, usually using ICT-based tools to support both design and delivery. Learning pedagogy and design-theory meet to define a people-based, flexible learning environment." Learning design: How the people-based design process works Enabling e-LearningCome join Hayden Shaw (Heretaunga College) and Philippa Nicoll Antipas (CLA/CORE) as we dive into this concept a little bit more deeply and find out what this means for educators. This webinar will be supported by a thread in the Enabling e-Learning | Teaching group and hosted in Adobe Connect with Tessa Gray and Nathaniel Louwrens. REGISTER NOW!

Connected Learning Advisory workshops

The Connected Learning Advisory — Te Ara Whītiki is a free, Ministry of Education service which gives advice on support on integrating digital technologies with learning.

smiley Making the best use of your student data - Student Management System (SMS) Workshops18 May 2016 - 1 Jul 2016

The Ministry’s Student Information Sharing Initiative (SISI) is working with the sector to resolve the challenge of easily accessing and sharing information that schools, students and caregivers need. The Connected Learning Advisory—Te Ara Whītiki is running a series of half-day workshops throughout Term 2 on behalf of the Ministry of Education. REGISTER NOW!


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The e-Learning Round-Up: Every 3 weeks

Enjoy our regular digest of e-learning from across the VLN groups communities. Published every fortnight - straight to you!  Every member of the Enabling e-Learning group receives this via email.

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