Examples and inspiration
Virtual Learning Network
The Virtual Learning Network (VLN), He kōtuinga ako ā-ipurangi, is an interactive resource for all New Zealand educators. The VLN provides an online community of practice space where educators can collaborate online and share ideas.
Here are a sample of VLN communities that can be used to support and inspire curriculum design and review at your school:
Learning area discussion groups
Social media communities
EduCampNZ is a user-generated 'unconference' focused on e-learning and education.
#edchatNZ is a community for New Zealand educators across all sectors to discuss all things education.
#EngchatNZ is a chat forum set up to discuss the English learning area.
Follow the scichatNZ to keep up to date with science education in New Zealand.
#ptchatnz is a chat forum on twitter set up for the purpose of engaging parents in discussion with educators on topics of interest.
Published on: 16 Apr 2014
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