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Enabling e-Learning | What's on in Term 4 2017?

Term 4 Enabling e-Learning Calendar of Events


Term 4Tēnā koutou, talofa lava and welcome to Enabling e-Learning's FREE online professional learning for Term 4. There's a mixture for you this term; with a focus on teacher recruitment, changes in teacher codes and standards, the impact of online learning and YOU sharing your best software/apps for those children learning on the fringes.

Again, If there's anything you'd like see more of or be part of, please feel free to make contact directly or leave comments below.

You may wish to book the following events from the Enabling e-Learning calendar into your own calendar, or print off the flyer for your staffroom. Feel free to tell your friends and colleagues! 

See you online! smiley


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smiley COLLABORATIVE CHALLENGE: Recruiting new staff 2018? Add your top tips here, 20 October - 20 November

Job applicationIt's that time of the year again where leaders are looking for new staff, 2018. With a focus on digital fluency and the changes to the draft Digital Technologies | Hangarau Matihiko curriculum, what is the one TOP TIP you'd recommend for teachers as they apply for new roles in your school? 

This challenge will be hosted in the Leadership group. 

smiley FORUM: Online Learning – Benefits for students, 26 October - 26 November

In this forum we take a look at some initiatives to help make learning more accessible for students using online networks and programmes for learning. We talk to teachers and students and find out how utilising online courses offered through NetNZ and the VLN Primary School initiative can support timetable flexibility, personalisation of learning and extend learning opportunities for students. We'd also encourage you to share your own online learning initiatives in a discussion that will be hosted in the Teaching group.

smiley FORUM: New Codes and Standards for Teaching, 14 November - 14 December

Codes and standardsThis forum looks at the new codes and standards for NZ teachers and looks at how this can align with the models of professional practice in your school. In this forum, you'll be invited to interact with a collaborative resource. Your ideas and experience are welcome here. This conversation will be hosted 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. 



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


smiley RESCHEDULED WEBINAR: Online learning and the benefits for students, 30 November, 3.45pm - 4.45pm

Online learning Do you have students, that for whatever reason, it's a challenge to meet or extend their learning needs in the traditional sense? Then join us in this webinar as we hear from Anne Williams and Nicky from Ashburton College, Darren Sudlow, one of the eDirectors from NetNZ and e-Principal Rachel Whalley as we find out more about how online learning services and programmes are providing successful, personalised learning pathways for students. REGISTER NOW!

This webinar will also be supported by a thread in the Teaching group and hosted in Adobe Connect.

smiley The Great 4min Smackdown: What about the fringes? 16 November, 3.45pm - 4.45pm

Time limit: 4 minutes! Bring along one good piece of software, app or idea to share for an audience that may not always have their learning needs met. For example, any Te Reo Apps, assistive technologies? This will be a fast and furious smackdown sharing session. We'd love for you to share your resources/ideas/experiences during this webinar as well as in a shared Google presentation. REGISTER NOW!

This webinar will be hosted in Adobe Connect and supported by a thread (and shared presentation) in the Technologies group.

smiley SPECIAL LIVE WEBINAR: Exciting updates in Seesaw, 6 Dec, 3.45pm NEW


Technology moves rapidly, Seesaw has released some new updates that are exciting new updates in the platform now. Why not get ready for 2018 and see the new features in a class set up?

Katrina Laurie will initially share some quick updates and then there's a chance for you to stay on and explore the function and features of Seesaw more if you choose to. REGISTER NOW!

For all other free virtual learning events see, Connected Educator NZ.

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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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