Why?

We never seem to completely move to a position where we don’t need reminding of this, so here it is… This is about far more than just providing greater course options for students. That is the bottom line for many of our smaller schools, but it does not explain why larger schools like Ashburton College […]

Stories from the frontline: the eTeacher

One of our eTeachers shares the experience in the video below. Points I took out of it? You need to be keen and interested The practice of teaching online can be beneficial to your face to face teaching You are likely to get some fairly motivated, bright sparks (although they won’t all necessarily be like […]

Stories from the front line: the role of eDean

I’m an eDean in a large rural secondary school and this year I have 31 eStudents in 14 different online classes.  I am also a Teacher Librarian and I’m lucky that my students study in a special space in our library so I get to see a lot of them. One of the things that […]

NCEA Results for 2012

It has taken some time, but I recently completed the NCEA analysis of last year’s results.  As expected it is fairly similar to past years. We have quite a few more achieving their best result in their online class this year compared to last, but on the negative side we had more on the wrong […]