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Webinar Screen grab Using digital technologies to support learning in senior secondary - November 3

In this webinar, CLA advisor Lynne Silcock supports us to explore the guide Using digital technologies to support learning in a senior secondary context, and helps us to develop an understanding of how digital technologies can support secondary school learners.

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Connected Leader

Being a connected leader: why? How? - October 19

In this webinar, Bede Gilmore (Winchester School) and Steph Thompson (Beach Haven Primary School) discuss being connected leaders, and the Twitter chat they have developed: #LdrchatNZ.



data webMaking the best use of your student data - September 15

In this webinar, Tim Harper and Anaru White discuss best practice for student data and student management systems (SMS). 

The webinar includes:
  • an overview of the SMS and its central role in any educational setting
  • planning and data management to give confidence in your understanding and analysis of data
  • using data to support teachers, learners and whānau towards better outcomes.

<Streaming video> | <Discussion>

digital changeHow might we support teachers with digital change - July 27

In this webinar, Richard Wells (Orewa College), Stephen Eames (Raroa Intermediate), and Anne-Louise Robertson (CLA), discuss their thoughts on how we might support teachers with digital change.

<Streaming video> | <Discussion>


digital connectionsBuilding digital connections with your community - June 29

In this webinar, Renee Raroa, Kerri Thompson and Viv Hall explored a rationale for using digital media to connect with your community; gave opportunities to explore and discuss models of how schools are communicating positively with their community; identified ways to support your staff, students and community to explore the role of digital technologies in their daily lives.

<Streaming video> | <Discussion>

The Strategic Thinking RoadmapThe Strategic Thinking Roadmap - June 9

In this webinar, Charles Newton and Viv Hall share the background thinking for the development of the Strategic Thinking Roadmap, and take us through the key components of the online guide.

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online platforms Choosing online platforms - April 13

In this webinar, Trevor Storr and Warren Hall discuss the different online platforms available and what schools should consider before choosing one. <Streaming video>



digital device webinarChoosing the right digital device - March 23

In this webinar, advisor Anne Robertson, discusses with panelists Brian Sheedy of Te Totara School and John Creighton of Burnside High School how decisions were made around choosing digital devices for their schools. <Streaming video> | <Discussion>


CLAwebinarConnected Learning Advisory — Te Ara Whītiki: How we can support you - March 9

In this webinar, project leader, Ray Burkhill, and advisers Anne-Louise Robertson and Anaru White introduce the Connected Learning Advisory and highlighting its purpose and how it works. They describe how the advisory supports Māori medium schools and kura; share stories of how the advisory has supported schools and share further resources that the advisory produces. <Streaming video> | <Discussion>




The use of social media in schools - December 9

Digital citizenship informs the way all members of the school community use digital technologies to effectively participate, contribute, and be critically reflective.

“There is a growing emphasis on promoting safe and responsible behaviours and ways of managing the inevitable challenges online.” says NetSafe. For example, what does honesty, integrity and ethical behaviour look like at your school? In this webinar, Sean Lyons, from NetSafe, discusses the use of Social Media in education and the key points to consider to help schools when making related decisions. <Streaming video> | <Discussion>

Making the Right Choice - Procuring Digital Technology for Learning  November 19

Digital technologies are a significant part of the overall spending by schools, or, in the case of ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD), parents and caregivers. It is therefore, important to ensure that purchases clearly support the intended learning vision and approaches and have been well researched. <Keypoints and discussion> View webinar recording <streamingvideo>  Join in the discussion

How to lead technological innovation in your school - November 4

“Responding to the digital imperative is a challenge for all schools as we prepare students for their future.  No longer just focusing on infrastructure and tools, the digital technologies plan is now integral to building future-orientated learning capacity across the school.” Newton, C (2015)

In this webinar Charles Newton explored:

 “Weaving the Strands” - Planning to ensure digital technologies support effective learning.



Are you a Connected Leader?  - October 21

When the connected educator effectively uses social media and builds a strong personal learning network, the world is literally at their fingertips. In this webinar, panelists Annemarie Hyde, Rachel Boyd, Justine Driver, Stephen Lethbridge and Marnel van der Spuy share the purpose, potential and practicalities of how to become a connected Leader. <Streaming video>

How the Connected Learning Advisory — Te Ara Whītiki can 

support you - September 16

In this webinar advisers, Warren Hall, Anne-Louise Robertson and Andrew Cowie shared stories about how they have supported schools through the advisory in integrating digital technologies in to teaching and learning. They were joined by Debbie Simon of Whitiora School and Nicki Fielder from Apiti School who shared their experiences of how the advisory supported them and the impact this support had on their schools. <Presentation and key points> | <Streaming video> | <Downloadable video (291 MB)>