Digital technology

Find information on your school's ICT network, sharing your wireless connection with your community, managing your student and teacher data, and ways you can create a safe digital environment at your school.

Assistive technology

Find information about assistive technology (AT), specialised equipment that students with additional learning needs use in class to increase or improve their ability to participate and learn.

Cyber security information for schools

Cyber-attacks are becoming more frequent and can affect anyone, not just large organisations and business. The education sector is not immune from these cyber threats and there are New Zealand schools that have already been severely impacted.

Digital technology guide for schools

Many schools are using digital technologies like the internet, laptops and tablets to quickly, easily and cost-effectively connect students with a huge range of services and resources. There are many benefits in learning with digital technologies, but also some challenges and potential risks for students and schools.

Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko learning

Our education system equips children and young people with the skills and knowledge to participate, create and thrive whatever pathway they choose to take.

Home internet access

We’re exploring ways to support the estimated 145,000 school students in 40,000 households who currently don’t have a suitable level of internet access at home to support their learning.

ICT Helpdesk

Learn how to contact the ICT Helpdesk and what they can assist your school with.

Managing social media

Learn how the Ministry manages media enquiries and find advice on responding to approaches made to schools.

Managing student and teacher data

Simplify and automate tasks for running your school, and share data between students, teachers, and schools, with these systems and tools.

Property data and asset management systems

Access your school’s property data via the Property Portal, Helios Portal and 10-Year Property Planner.

Software for your school

Find out about the following Ministry-funded software for schools – Adobe, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Novell, Sketch-Up Pro and Symantec Antivirus.

Your school's ICT network

This webpage contains resources with further information about your ICT network and how best to comply with Ministry standards, safety protocols, and other requirements.

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