Tag Archives: New Zealand

Are you a teacher and / or Moodle aficionado? Can you help Christchurch students and schools?

Image by Getty Images via @daylifeAs you will be aware the earthquake in Christchurch, NZ has disrupted a huge amount of schools and students. Jacqui Land of Papanui High School is working with Moodle in Schools to find ways of … Continue reading

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Mapping the way ahead: Nigel Bailey on inspiring learners

Nigel Bailey, originally from the UK where he used to tramp the hills of Derbyshire and the Lake District, was inspired by the landscape surrounding him to study and teach geography. Still a student himself, Nigel is a strong believer … Continue reading

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Mixed mode learning environment for midwifery students (Adam McMillan et al at Sharefest)

Image via Wikipedia A presentation that looked at the midwifery course at Wintec. The midwifery programme is 3years, 45 weeks /year, 4,8000 total hourse, 2,400 practice hours. The students range from 18 to 58, and have a wide range of … Continue reading

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Netsafe embraces social networking: Learn, Guide, Protect

A couple of weeks ago (August 26th 2010) I was lucky to be invited to a preview of NetSafe’s new cyber safety school initiative: Learn, Guide, Protect. I must admit to a certain frisson of negativity as I feared another … Continue reading

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Vocational education and training: Can ICT enhanced learning and teaching help?

The Vocation Education and Training (VET) Sector, for those who are not sure, “prepares trainees for jobs that are based on manual or practical activities, traditionally non-academic, and totally related to a specific trade, occupation, or vocation“. In New Zealand … Continue reading

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Conservation Week NZ

It’s nearly conservation week, and a great time to think about what we can all do to help the environment in general, and in New Zealand in particular. So “show New Zealand you love it by taking part in Conservation … Continue reading

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