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  • Leaving a legacy: Alan November shares phenomenal stories about learners and community.

    Great story telling. Really provocative. How you make things happen.

    Tags: community, pd, relationships

  • Whanau Homework Afternoon

    On Thursday 2 June we held our Whanau Homework afternoon. This was in resopnse to the initial community consultation we held at the start of the year where the good ol' topic of homework reared it's head! A fantastic number of parents turned up and were engaged in the activities and discussion...

    Tags: community, community, whanau, whanau, homework, homework, parents, e-learning

  • Virtual Professional Learning & Development

    Expressions of interest are invited for 2012 intake for VPLD (Virtual Professional Learning & Development). It would be great to see more teachers from the Primary Sector involved in this programme :-) The Virtual Professional Learning Development programme (VPLD) team is very keen to he...

    Tags: professional learning, community, vpld, professional development, mentoring

  • Invitation to register interest for 2012 Virtual Professional Learning Development programme

    The Virtual Professional Learning Development programme (VPLD) team is very keen to hear from NZ teachers, Principals, APs and DPs, who are interested in participating in the next VPLD intake (programme beginning in February 2012). The VPLD programme offers flexibility of choice, time and a...

    Tags: vpld, professional learning, community

  • Using e-learning to inform parents about assessment

    Recently the ICT PD Online blog highlighted the value video can bring to teaching and learning - as a tool for presentations as well as instructional and self assessment purposes.    But here’s an innovative idea from St Andrews Middle School where they have developed a series o...

    Tags: assessment, e-learning, community, parents, inform

  • Connected Whanau

    One issue that arose for us with our Computers in Homes (see Computers in Homes write up under goal 4 - http://mantar.wikispaces.com/Somerset+Cres+3+and+4 programme earlier this year was when it came time to connect the 14 families to the internet. Many of our families do not ...

    Tags: whanau, community, parents

  • Is Expanded Learning Time an Idea Whose Time Has Come?

    Reimagining the School Day: More Time for Learning reports on a Wallace gathering where leaders in education, after school and other areas grappled with the challenges and merits of carving out more high-quality learning time for disadvantaged youngsters. Some reports from the US on arts educatio...

    Tags: extra curricular, arts, social learning, community

  • Facebook for Whanau

    Earlier this year we set up a school facebook page as another means of communicating with our parents and whanau, a task we are always looking for new and engaging ways to go about! Last year at a hui held at school based around Maori achievement, a number of parents indicated that they would be ...

    Tags: parents, whanau, community, facebook, mantar, somerset

  • Thank you everyone!

      Enabling e-Learning community has recently turned one! As we celebrate this milestone, we also need to acknowledge the special people who have helped make this community this success it is today.   We’d like to officially thank the following guest mentors who have generousl...

    Tags: vln, enabling e-learning, community, mentors

  • Engaging our Communities - Supporting our Learners

    Engaging with our school communities and strengthening home/school connections are important in all schools for the support of our learners and this is no less the case for the VLN Primary students. It is great to have our school communities not only informed but actively involved in our stu...

    Tags: vln_primary, community, connected, engaging whanau, family and whanau involvement