Virtual School Meanderings

February 4, 2018

2018 Online Classes

One for my Kiwi readers.

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2018 Online Classes
Rural kids wellington school trip jun 2017
Rural kids wellington school trip jun 2017
2018 Semester One Enrolments Now Open by VLN Primary School
Do you want your students to be #connectedlearners, lead their own learning and build key competencies?  Do you want to share in the expertise of a growing collaborative network of schools?   Read more
Welcome to our VLN Primary School online learning programmes for Semester 1 2018.

Our online classes & projects are open to any NZ children to participate. Here you will find information on our learning programmes, our eTeachers and the technology that we use. When you are ready to enrol, please click on the registration form link here or on any of the programme pages. Email if you have any questions or visit our website for further information. We look forward to hearing from you.

Final date for enrolments for Semester 1 will be 23rd FebruaryLate enrolments may be accepted and will be dependent on timetable and available space. 

We have the spaces to take your kids places!

Please share this pānui with schools and families.


Olivia Graham & Melanie Matthews present at ULearn17
How Does the VLN Primary Work?

New to us or just looking for a refresher? Here you will find all the essential information you need about how we work. Read more

Kids Guide to 2017 Online Classes
Learner’s Guide to our Online Classes

Help your learners choose online classes that match their interests with our Guide for Semester 1 2018. Read more

Room 4 Boys Haka
Kapa Haka with Koka Jules

Parents in one VLN Primary school were skeptical that Kapa haka taught online would be any good, but these same parents gave their tamariki a standing ovation for their performance at end of year assembly! Read about the benefits of Kapa haka from our awesome kaiako Koka Jules. Read more

Rosmini Year 7 and 8 students connected to students in Busan, South Korea
Asian Language Online Classes

Enrol now for 2018 placement in these popular classes. Read more

VLN Primary Chinese Class
Learning Chinese online

Here are some snapshots from Laoshi Lisa’s online Chinese classes to give you an idea of how learning online works in the VLN Primary school. All NZ schools and children can participate in our classes. Contact us to find out more. Read more

More Language Classes

We offer the following language and culture classes, aligned to NZC:  Afrikaans, French, German, Spanish and Italian.  We use Google Classroomswith our classes. Read more

Citizenship through Minecraft
Citizenship Through Minecraft 

Learn about and develop your Citizenship through Experiential Education using Minecraft. Read more

Extension and Creative Classes

We offer classes that extend learners in Maths, Astronomy, Computer Science, Programming and Visual Art.  We welcome your ideas for other courses we can run. Read more

Enjoying Holi Festival of Colours
Expressions of Interest for Learning Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Arabic

Did you know that Hindi is the 4th most spoken language in New Zealand? We want to hear from schools, communities and families who are interested in joining online classes for any of these languages.  Read more

South Korean Connections

An update on how to participate in global connections, tuakana /teina collaborations exploring health topics, and Philippine language lessons with students from Rosmini College. Read more

Connecting Globally
Global Connections – Making it Work

Having been asked often, “How do you establish and maintain your global connections?” Geoff Wood details the nuts, bolts and issues relating to this. Read more

Online teaching and learning becomes more visible using this platform
Using Google Classrooms to support student learning

This year some of our eTeachers have been using Google Classrooms to share activities and resources with students and as a tool to collate and evaluate student work. eTeacher, Sofie Jacobs, shares her experiences so far. Read more

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