Institutional Member

Institutional Membership is open to all organisations and corporates working in the field of flexible learning (non-profits, teaching institutions (tertiary), governmental organisations). Please join us and support our work.

We welcome your presence and influence in the FLANZ community of New Zealand educators as an Institutional Member. FLANZ is linked through national and international organisations, government agencies, and professional bodies to a global network of practitioners and influencers.

Institutional Membership is open to government departments universities, ITPs, school clusters and PTEs as well as those working in Learning & Development more widely, indeed anyone who shares a belief in the quality enhancement of flexible learning.

FLANZ continues to be committed to making ako accessible to all and fostering high standards in the practice of open, flexible and distance learning in New Zealand. FLANZ’s focus is on understanding and improving the ways technologies are used to provide effective education in distance, online and blended learning settings.

Being an Institutional Member of FLANZ shows your support for the fostering of high standards in the practice of open, flexible and distance learning in New Zealand.

Institutional members receive the following benefits of FLANZ membership:

  • Up to 30 named members from your institution
  • Discount on events and conference fees for their employees
  • Joint membership with the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia (
    Note: Your name and email address will be shared with ODLAA to receive joint membership.
  • A regular newsletter of flexible learning related activities and events happening in the profession, nationally and internationally
  • Invitations to FLANZ events, including online seminars and the FLANZ conference held every second year.
  • Concessions for your staff attending the biennial FLANZ conference
  • Access to a members’ discussion group for like-minded professionals.
  • Notification of each issue of the Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning, our open online journal: JODFL
  • Have your brand featured on the FLANZ website, hyperlinked to your own website.
  • Contribute to the FLANZ newsletter with stories, articles and links to related activity within your organisation.
  • Advertise employment opportunities in your organisation through the FLANZ network.
  • Distribute communications from FLANZ to members of your organisation.
  • Advertising within the FLANZ newsletter – one impression each year equivalent to half an A4 page.
  • A featured write up in the FLANZ newsletter – one featured piece up to 500 words per year.

The cost of Institutional Membership is $1500.00 + GST a year.

A GST receipt is available on purchase. However if you require an invoice paid against a purchase order or if you have any questions about the benefits of supporting FLANZ, please contact the FLANZ President at

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