Smart Parents

"Manaiakalani is built on the leadership of parents. The relationship between family and school becomes more of a partnership, with everyone working together for our children" Gus Ngapera

Empower parents and caregivers by partnering with whānau and aiga to confidently connect with their children’s learning

Board of Trustees, family, whānau, aiga have a key role in helping to support their children to learn to be cybersmart. Our schools recognise that as effective partners in our learning community parents will also need capacity building.

  • Understand the purpose of digital technologies to support learning

  • Know how to connect with their children's learning online

  • Set expectations of access and use at home

  • Familiar with the resources and recommendations on their school's website and the Cybersmart site

How is your school supporting whānau to connect with their child's learning online and how to be Cybersmart?

Whānau Blogging Support in different languages

Pt England School

Smart Learners Smart Parents

Ruapotaka School

Whānau Being Cybersmart Hui

Glen Taylor School

Whānau Cybersmart Learning

Glenbrae School

Supporting Cybersmart Learning at Home

Uru Mānuka

Kawa of Care

Manaiakalani

Offline Access

Access and manage learning both offline and online.

TLN

See if you can connect to the Tamaki Learning Network

Online resources and support for parents and whānau

Keep it real online is a New Zealand Government campaign to support parents and caregivers to keep their children safe online.

Google Tools for Home. Help whānau be safe & smart online

Digital citizenship and online safety in the community.

Common Sense's Parents' Ultimate Guides can help keep you up to date and answer your questions about all the latest titles and trends.

Helpful reviews for Movies and TV (including streaming) before you watch

Families can download Read Along for their Android devices by visiting the Play Store.

Looking for fun ways to keep your kids learning at home? Try these engaging digital skills lessons to set them up for success in remote learning and beyond.

Short videos sharing lots of tips for your Chromebook