Two families from our Digital Immersion Programme are set to receive subsidised broadband thanks to Spark Jump and 20/20 Trust. The two organisations share our belief that every child deserves equal access to online learning at school and in the home. Spark Jump is a flexible prepaid scheme … [Read more...]
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Online learning tools acquired through our Digital Immersion Programme have enabled one of our schools to bring te reo lessons to an Australian classroom. Te Kura o Otangarei principal Myles Ferris has collaborated with Sydney’s Briar Road Public School in an innovative move to connect Maori … [Read more...]
How and why did you come to be involved with Taitokerau Education Trust? I was one of the original principals that got together to work on the reading and te reo programme Te Puawaitanga. That extended into the realisation that the future was digital and that we needed to get on board so we … [Read more...]
School holidays are finally over but to combat a slump in learning while everyone runs off to the beach, more than 2000 students across NZ have taken part in a digitally based summer school programme. It's in the form of a blogging programme for lower decile schools with a team of … [Read more...]
In a culture where screens rule children’s entertainment it’s easy for parents to be wary of exposing them to more technology. Kelly Tilby was one of those parents. The self-confessed technology naysayer credits her husband, Mike, for encouraging their son, Cody, take part in our Digital … [Read more...]