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  • 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

  • Developing a web presence for your school - Taranaki Sole Charge Principals

    On Friday i was invited by some of our VLN Primary schools to attend their Taranaki Sole Charge Principals meeting in New Plymouth. We spent the day in a hands on workshop around developing their schools web presence using edublogger and other supplementary web 2.0 tools. I was keen to support...

    Tags: professional learning, websites, blogs, schools, taranaki, vln primary

  • Mandarin becoming the language to study

    "The time is fast approaching when schools will chose to offer Mandarin instead of more traditional languages such as French, Latin or German"... read more An interesting article in the Herald about learning Mandarin and a good lead in to say we are now taking enrolments for Mandarin (& othe...

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

  • Student Voice - VLN Primary

    What do our students have to say about their experiences learning online? Here are some excerpts from our survey—you can view the full survey analysis here. (Cross-post VLN Primary) “I enjoyed Maori because I can talk to my family members in Maori and when they are...

    Tags: vln primary, survey, feedback, student voice

  • Rural Schools connect to discuss UFB

    Rural schools from Taranaki and around the country met with Howard Baldwin from the MoE last week to discuss progress towards access to Ultra Fast Broadband in our schools. It was great to be joined online by Kath at Half Moon Bay & Susan from Kaingaroa alongside our group of Taranaki Sole ...

    Tags: broadband, rbi, rural schools, ministry of education, moe, ufbis, vln primary

  • 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

  • Online classes start this week!

    Our first online classes for the year are scheduled to start this week! We still have a few spaces in each of these classes - French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Te Reo and Astronomy. If you have just one or two students (maybe 3) interested in joining any of these classes please contact me asap ...

    Tags: online classes, elearning, languages, astronomy, vln primary

  • 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

  • Confucius Institute

    Tags: confucius institute, mandarin, chinese, china, vln primary