One for my Kiwi readers…
VLN Primary School
ALLiS Update by Rachel Whalley
It has been a busy year for the VLN Primary School ALLiS Project, and we are gearing up to grow participation in Asian Languages in 2017. Make the most of this FREE opportunity to get on the learning pathway with Mandarin, Korean, Japanese language and culture. Watch Reuben’s Mandarin Learning Journey! Here are some snippets from our MoE milestone: Read more
Kia ora koutou katoa
Naumai, haere mai ki te Kura Tuatahi – Akonga Aka Mariko.Welcome to the VLN Primary School
Our goal is to:
Connect Schools for Enhanced Learning Outcomes
Most of you will be already kicking back for the summer – well done -you deserve it!
Thank you all for a wonderful year learning online with the VLN Primary. Thank you to our wonderful eTeachers who have worked hard to provide the best learning opportunities for all of our learners; our classroom teachers and whānau supporting our learners at home and school; our Principals and Governance team who share in the vision of making a difference for all our learners through our collaborative efforts.
Please take the time to read through our newsletter over the summer and plan to participate in 2017.
Ngā mihi mō te Kirihimete me te Tau Hou ki a koutou katoa!
Ngā mihi nui
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? Are you looking to extend the walls of your classroom and work with other like minded schools? Read more
In 2017 I have been privileged to receive a TeachNZ scholarship to study Rural Education. I will still have a hand on the tiller of the VLN Primary, but will be taking time out to follow my research interests. Expect a visit from me as a road trip is on the calendar! Read more about my research proposal: Read more
Every good school is run by a super awesome secretary and I know lots of them out in our schools. The VLN Primary is looking the right person to join our team in 2017 in a part-time Executive Officer role. Read more
Ginette’s business, The Technology Hub Ltd is one of 9 organisations awarded a contract from the Ministry of Education’s $1m seed fund to Strengthen Digital Technologies teaching and learning in schools. Read more
Our Korean teacher Rebekah is leaving us to complete her teaching studies. Our students really enjoyed chatting about K-Pop and meeting Korean students from other schools in NZ & Korea. Read more
So sorry to say adiós to Eva our amazing Spanish teacher. Eva leaves us to take up other full time work. Our students have loved learning with you señora Eva. Muchas gracias por su excelente trabajo. Read more
Farewell Yue! Yue returns to China after her year as an MLA based at Moanataiari school & working with schools around Thames and Halfmoon Bay School through the VLN Primary. We will miss her and wish her all the best! Read more
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Please note that I am a member of the Governance Group for this e-learning cluster.