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
KANORAU DIGITAL: Connecting whānau to the world
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has been commissioned by Manaiakalani Education Trust and the Department of Internal Affairs to offer a Foundation Digital Skills Programme for adults in our community. The programme is called Kanorau.
This is a free course and will cover basic skills; from connecting to the internet, problem solving online, communication tools, creating and managing content online, and online transactions. The course is scheduled to run in two different formats: one short session per week for 4 weeks, a one-day course or a two-day course.
Information, schedule and locations can be accessed via the website kanorau.nz
Read more about what you will learn or talk to the team on
0800 526 672
How is your school supporting whānau to connect with their child's learning online and how to be Cybersmart?
Online resources and support for parents and whānau
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