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The year in brief
9 schools in Porirua East
818 chromebooks in use
General Manager and Whānau Coordinator funded and appointed
Trust website developed
A website created for sister Trust, Te Reanga Ipurangi
Evaluation programme – Victoria University’s Louise Starkey (supervisor) and summer scholar Maddie White began a comparative longitudinal study, evaluating the use of chromebooks for teaching and learning at Porirua schools – the programme began 1 Dec 2015. Thanks to Victoria University for partially funding the study, and to J R McKenzie for their funding contribution.
Software development – Project with Whitireia students to develop a way to track sales and payments and share that information with participant schools. A summer internship with one of the project team enabled roll-out of our new ITS dashboard in term 1 2016 – thanks to Whitireia NZ for their contribution to this programme of work.
Office and systems established – with space at Whitireia NZ secured for office staff and stock – thanks to Whitireia NZ for their generous support.
About the programme
Te Mana o Kupe was established by a small group of trustees who have worked alongside parents and schools to promote digital citizenship. They are volunteers committed to supporting inclusive teaching and learning – a level playing field for all our rangatahi. This extends to finding ways to support:
• innovative, digitally-significant teaching programmes, within a robust curriculum
• a seamless teaching and learning experience between home and school that bridges learning gaps and accelerates achievement
• whānau positively investing in their children’s home and school learning
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