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  • Te Apiti ICT Cluster ICT Lead Teacher Workshop

    Our first ICT Lead Teacher workshop for 2011 is on this Wednesday (16th Feb) at Russell Street School.  The morning officially starts at 9am, however please arrive by 8.40 so we have time for intros and a news catch-up.   This year, the cluster will provide a nice morning tea, b...

    Tags: ict, ict, teaching, learning, leadership, vln, te apiti

  • eLearning Round-up | 12 July 2011

    Haven't got time to trawl the VLN for eLearning goodness? I've done it for you:-) eMember of the week Each week we'll profile someone who has made valuable contributions to our eLearning community. This week, it's.... Melanie Matthews: Melanie is the Deputy Principal, ICT Lead Teacher and ye...

    Tags: kids can, film, professional learning, educamp, unconference, leadership

  • Beyond the experts

    It has been incredibly rewarding watching our TeKids grow and develop as leaders and thinkers within both the Cluster and our school. However, the trick is in not just having a few holding all the knowledge, but being able to infuse this across the school. At present, this has been highly success...

    Tags: ict, digital citizenship, leadership, students, learners, tekids

  • Should Boards of Trustees have a minimum ICT standard when employing staff?

    Recently a colleague and I noticed a post on a mailing list that was quite adamant that BoT's should no longer employ people who cannot "do ICT" in the classroom. Our conversation then turned to two questions. What ICT skills should schools look for in new staff? And, should there be a minimum IC...

    Tags: leadership, recruitment, teachers, skills, enabling elearning, ict

  • The revised e-Learning Planning Framework

    During 2011, the draft e-Learning Planning Framework was developed to help teachers and organisations to self or peer review how well they use ICTs to support learning for the purpose of finding out where they are, and what they need to do next.   The development involv...

    Tags: e-learning planning framework, updates, professional learning, leadership

  • Mid Year Coordinators Update

    Kate and myself have taken on the shared coordinator role within the Mantar Cluster this year. We were previously both lead teachers within the cluster however our wonderful facilitator for the previous two years moved on to other employment. We have enjoyed the collaborative approach to the lea...

    Tags: mantar, lead teachers, coordinators, leadership, collaboration, cluster, ICTPD

  • Join the 30 Day Leadership challenge

    Kia ora tatou katoa, Many of us are reflecting on our professional practice through a process of inquiry. Some clusters have captured these stories of 'teacher as inquirer' using e-learning tools and presented these as a reflective summary. For example, iTeam's Teacher Action Inquiry @ Taur...

    Tags: leadership, professional practice, reflective practice, teaching as inquiry, e-learning

  • Apple NZ Stand Out School live webcasts

    The first of the ANZ Stand Out School live webcasts with St Columba's, Springwood NSW Australia is happening next week.  Apple is bringing together educators from standout schools for a series of live webcasts.You’ll hear how schools just like yours are using iPad and Mac to help imp...

    Tags: webcasts, apple, ipad, mac, leadership, IT

  • Principals meet F2F - Discuss the future of the VLN Primary

    Last week a number of principals met after Rural and Sole charge Principals' Conference in Palmerston North. This is a milestone first for the VLN Primary with this important meeting being held face to face and attended by so many of our participating principals. Thanks to Janine from Massey CED ...

    Tags: principals, leadership, hui, sustainability, vln primary, governance

  • NAPP & Enabling e-Learning webinar - MLEs: Learning spaces & resourcing

    Link to webinar recording Presenters: Chris Bradbeer & Mark Osborne Part 1: Mark Osborne Mark started off by highlighting that the physical environment is only a part of what goes into an MLE, referencing the CORE Education MLE planning framework. He also reminded us that:  Hope ...

    Tags: MLE, modern learning environments, leadership, NAPP, webinar, pedagogy