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  • Online Classes - Not too late to join in!

      VLN Primary language classes are now underway as our students and teachers get to know each other and begin their online learning. We still have some space in a few classes (2 - 4 students only), and are welcoming NZ schools to participate!  The following are still available: ...

    Tags: vln primary, registrations, online learning, online classes, virtual learning, enrolment, french, mandarin, te reo, german

  • Creating Educationally Powerful Connections

    If you haven't already, check out the latest NZ Curriculum Update "Creating Educationally Powerful Connections". This update explores a number of collaborative initiatives, including VLN Primary, and how they support collaborations between schools. Thank you to our school communities for sharing ...

    Tags: vlnc, vln_primary, collaboration, curriculum, online learning, virtual learning

  • Online Learning Opportunity - Censorship

    A great opportunity for schools who have been doing film studies this year. Please contact Michelle directly to sign up to any of these offerings or to negotiate something tailored more specifically for students. Contact me if you need extra support with hooking in through Adobe and to let me k...

    Tags: vlnc, online learning, film, media, censorship, adobe connect, english, media studies

  • Health - Collaborative Project - Something for our Younger Students!

    We are currently developing a collaborative project with students at Rosmini College to work with younger students starting in 2012, around the area of Health.This is a great way for you to add a new dimension to your health curriculum at school by engaging with other Primary schools and Rosmin...

    Tags: collaboration, collaborative activity, project, vln_primary, vln primary, rosmini college, health, online learning

  • EDTalks Michael Barbour: New Zealand's Virtual Learning Network

    "Michael Barbour, Assistant Professor in Instructional Technology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, was recently in NZ researching the Virtual Learning Network (VLN). Michael describes specific examples, "pockets of innovation", that offer glimpses into the future of NZ'...

    Tags: edtalks, vlnc, michael barbour, blended learning, elearning, online learning

  • Students & Schools Feedback 2013

    Every year we gather feedback from our students and schools on how the learning experience with the VLN Primary School has been for them. This year we adapted our surveys so we were asking comparable questions with the wider VLN Community (Regional Secondary Clusters) so that our voice could be p...

    Tags: online learning, student feedback, student voice, vln primary, virtual learning, languages, school culture

  • Loving the flexibility of elearning

    Welcome to Sue, new ePrincipal of the Volcanics cluster. Sue took up this position in term 4 last year, though she has been involved in the VLN Community as an eteacher, a lead school principal and now as VLNC Council chair. From the The Rotorua Daily Post - "anywhere, anytime" aspect of learn...

    Tags: volcanics, vlnc, vln community, eprincipal, online learning

  • Confucius Institute

    Recently when visiting Auckland I went to the Confucius Institute. I spent the day getting to know Amy our new Mandarin Language Assistant, Janine who coordinates educational programmes for the institute and Raewyn who develops and manages resources. We prepared for Amy's classes which are d...

    Tags: mandarin, confucius institute, teachers, online learning, vln primary

  • VLN Primary eTeachers Meet

    Yesterday all the VLN Primary eteachers got together for a staff meeting in Adobe Connect. It was a time to get to know each other a little better and share our thoughts and ideas about teaching and learning online. Some eteachers are just beginning and others now have 3 years experience under ...

    Tags: vln primary, eteacher, online learning, professional development, pld

  • Over the Back Fence - Safe Transport Inquiry Project

    SAFE TRANSPORT INQUIRY PROJECT -- 2014 Year 7 / Grade 6 (11-12 years old) will be assigned to a study group. Each group is made up of students from classrooms across different schools, both in New Zealand and overseas. (Preliminary figures suggest we have approximately 15 classrooms in 7 countr...

    Tags: collaborative project, transport, global education, over the back fence, online learning