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Goal 1: Increasing the capability of students to become successful digital citizens: Revision

National Goal:


Cluster Goal:

Success Indicators for National and Cluster Goals:

  1. Schools will use e-learning to give effect to the New Zealand Curriculum / Te Marautanga o Aotearoa by increasing the capability of students to become successful digital citizens

Our students will be successful citizens of the digital world, with the confidence and skills to be lifelong learners:


Promote student voice in

learning and learning processes


A strong culture of inquiry is established






Global links, digitally,  with other learners as a tool for learning are recognized by teachers and by students


All students exposed to good practice in regards to cyber-safety and being digital citizens



  • A group of student peer mentors (tech angels/wizards) is established in each school
  • This student group also supports teacher learning
  • Teachers appreciate the reciprocity of learning
  • Students use ICTs as a natural part of every phase of their learning
  • Student use LMS, wikis, blogs, etc to confidently actively interrelate with other students, teachers and the wider community
  • Students are engaged in inquiry learning, the context of which is informed by student/whanau voice
  • The teaching of thinking skills and the use of ICTs is entwined in inquiry processes
  • Data is collected, collated and analysed and used to inform teacher next steps towards enhancing the use of student voice and raising student engagement and achievement.


  • Staff use ICTs to access learning opportunities outside New Zealand
  • Students’ higher order thinking skills are enhanced using ICTs to share learning with students outside New Zealand.
  • Cluster schools record evidence of teaching of digital citizenship in planning
  • Cluster schools have student internet use policies and/or procedures in place
  • Student voice recorded to provide evidence of digital citizenship understanding and practice.

Tools to provide evidence will include a range of but not be limited to:

observations, filming, blogs, school websites, wikis, feedback and co-construction meetings, shadow coaching, peer coaching, records of professional learning, surveys, interviews