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VLN Primary School
Thunderbirds are Go! by Rachel Whalley
Classes are up and running for Semester one but there are still more opportunities to participate! 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
In this newsletter we update you on:
Our new and returning schools and ongoing learning opportunities for our students.
News from AFS about upcoming Chinese Teachers Exchange.See how our schools have been involved, find out more about AFS and how to participate. This is a great opportunity to bring the world to your school and classroom and to help our students develop an awareness of diversity and other cultures.
Some PLD opportunities for teachers. DEANZ conference at Waikato University in the first week of the holidays, have held their Early Bird conference rate open for all Primary teachers to encourage their participation. The VLN Primary school is an affiliate of DEANZ and will be presenting at this conference.
Heads up on a great open PLD resource and activity 23 Things from CReATE at Auckland University.
Finally and most importantly – we extend our call again for community members to put themselves forward to join the Governance Group. Please get shoulder tapping amongst your school communities and networks, past or present BoT members, movers and shakers in your communities – we need them to work with us for ALL of our children. A couple more good people is what we need – your Mission go out and find them for us!
Ngā mihi o te Aranga
Would you like to upskill yourself in Digital tools and how to use them to support teaching and learning? Read more
An invitation is extended to Primary & Secondary schools to participate in this exciting and relevant conference in the next school holidays at Waikato University. Early bird rates will apply for all schools. Read more
How can you host a teacher in a virtual school? Share her among your schools across New Zealand and give her a road (plane, boat) trip to remember! 2016 opportunity coming up soon! Read more
Our AGM is coming up in April, and we are looking for new trustees who will help take our work to the next level. If you are passionate about empowering our young people with equity & access to education, you have networks and experience in business and community, and are serious about making a difference then we need you! Read more
Please note that I am a member of the Governance Group for this e-learning cluster.