Akoranga Whaiaro

These self-study resources and sites illustrate the variety of options available. They provide a good starting place for you to explore the many opportunities that also exist.

Orientation to OFDL: Free Course

A collaboration from 2014 between Ako Aotearoa and DEANZ produced this self-study course that introduces educators to the basic issues concerned with supporting learners in an open, flexible and distance context. More details of this course are available here.

Free digital literacy courses for all New Zealand learners

The Centre for Open Education Practice facilitates and promotes access to a series of free online courses to promote digital literacies using the OERu’s ‘Learning in a Digital Age’ micro courses.
Explore the COEP Website.

Virtual Learning Network webinar recordings 2016-2020

Access to a wide range of webinars on enabling eLearning.
Explore the VLN Website.

Kōtuitui online teachers network

The Kōtuitui Hub centralises resources, article and videos on anything to do with Online Learning – with a focus on the schooling sector. Use it as a place to browse, search and explore different interest areas. Visit the Kōtuitui Hub today.

MOOCS from EDX on online learning

A range of MOOCs with a focus on online learning. Explore the EDX Directory.

Free Digital Skills Courses from Accenture

Accenture uses FutureLearn as a platform to provide a range of free digital skills courses. ‘Grow Your Digital Skills’ are aimed at anyone looking for a new job or wanting to start their own business, anyone who needs digital skills to be successful. Options include Social Media, AI, and UX courses. All free. Visit FutureLearn for details.

Leaders & Legends of Online Learning

LLOL is a series of podcasts with leading educators and practitioners in online learning. It is a New Zealand/British collaboration and is international in coverage. Visit the LLOL website.