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New solution makes it easier to adopt digital education
N4L has released an innovative solution to streamline the process of digital education and create more time for actual learning.
18 Dec 16
N4L's Managed Network rollout complete
“This is about providing schools and students across New Zealand with access to the vast world of learning resources available online."
06 Dec 16
N4L reshuffles board, continues network rollout
“Providing state-of-the-art infrastructure is crucial to helping schools make the most of digital technology for learning."
27 Apr 16
Government helping NZ schools harness digital tech
To participate successfully in the future, young people today need to be learning a range of 21st Century digital skills.
04 Dec 15
Network for Learning Managed Network reaches 90% of NZ schools
“Our recipe for success is to work very closely with schools and technology partners, such as Spark, to ensure every school’s needs are catered to."
03 Dec 15
More Kiwi schools turn to N4L's Managed Network
John Hanna, N4L CEO, says he credits the survey’s positive responses to the company’s school-centric approach, and proactive approach to support.
11 Nov 15
N4L and OMGTech! bring edtech resources to Kiwi teachers
“The future of today’s young people will involve a lot more of the technology that OMGTech! is bringing to schools."
01 Oct 15
Vector to enable more schools to connect to Govt's managed network
The Government has entered into a new agreement with Vector to enable more schools to access the N4L Managed Network, it was announced today.
15 Sep 15
N4L launches podcast, sparks discussion about education in NZ
N4L has launched a new podcast series 'The Point of Learning' to spark a discussion about leadership in teaching and learning from a NZ perspective
03 Sep 15
2000th school to connect to government's managed network
“Fast connections and uncapped data are like heat and water. Every student should have as much as they need to achieve their best."
17 Aug 15
N4L: 1815 schools and counting as connections steam ahead
More than 572,000 Kiwi students and teachers across 1815 schools can now access safe, fast internet via N4L's managed network.
13 Jul 15
Why digital technologies are used for learning
Digital technologies offer new opportunities for teachers and education leaders, and new ways for parents and communities to contribute to learning.
09 Jul 15
N4L hosts free Pond workshop
Kiwi teachers have the opportunity to attend a free workshop held by Network for Learning (N4L) this week.
13 May 15
N4L opens Pond to the public
N4L has opened up Pond to New Zealanders around the country, allowing users to make materials in the online catalogue available for public viewing.
07 May 15
New schools and more classrooms as government invests $244 million
The investment is in addition to the $700 million already being invested providing schools with ultra-fast broadband, via the N4L Managed Network.
15 Apr 15
N4L double hitter at HiTech Awards
Managed Network was named a finalist for Best Public Sector Technology Solution, and N4L Pond has been named as a finalist for Innovative Initiative.
26 Mar 15
NZIX provides Kiwi schools with faster, better internet
The New Zealand Internet Exchange (NZIX) has welcomed New Zealand Schools as a ‘significant’ new member.
11 Feb 15
Fast internet for schools 12 months ahead of schedule
“The rollout was due to be completed by the end of 2016, but I’m delighted to confirm that schools are being connected much faster than expected.”
04 Feb 15
1000th school to get government's fast internet
Network for Learning is connecting the 1000th school to its government-funded Managed Network today
23 Oct 14
Pond reveals new features at ULearn
Network for Learning is now open to all educators and administrative staff in New Zealand schools, with some new features making it even easier for teachers to share resources. The new features of the digital learning hub were revealed to over 2000 attendees at the ULearn conference in Rotorua.
08 Oct 14
NetSafe joins N4L
Pond now has a feature where inappropriate or unlawful content, communication or behaviour can be directly reported to NetSafe.
26 Sep 14
Pond invites all educators to jump on in
Pond, the Network for Learning (N4L) portal, is now open to all educators working in New Zealand schools. The ‘Make a Splash’ programme is also being introduced so schools can self-manage their journey into the Pond environment.
19 Sep 14
Pond extends invites to educators...
Educators who are members of Pond are now able to invite their colleagues and friends in the education sector to join.
11 Aug 14
N4L: 300 more schools connected by 2015...
"We are tracking ahead of schedule and this means thousands more students and teachers will be able to connect to the Managed Network this year..."
08 Aug 14