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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Resources for schools to access or strengthen your ICT network including connecting to wireless, home internet access and how to upgrade your network.
- Te Mana Tūhono
- Choose a safe and secure internet service provider
- Get connected to wireless
- Home internet access
- Upgrading school ICT networks
- Maintain your ICT network
- New or relocating schools
- Procure ICT equipment
- ICT Helpdesk
Te Mana Tūhono demonstrates the power of connectivity and is a long-term programme of support that removes the burden on schools to monitor, maintain and manage schools ICT networks.
Your school can either use the government-funded Network for Learning (N4L) service or choose and pay for a different retail service provider (RSP). It’s your responsibility to make sure your school’s network is protected against risks such as hacking, spam and access to inappropriate content.
Installing a wireless system can:
- provide a more flexible digital learning and teaching environment, and
- help you make full use of your ultra-fast broadband connection.
Find out how to use your school’s broadband connection to help provide home internet for your community, and make your school a 'digital hub'.
And find out how to support students who currently have no home internet access.
Learn how to plan and deliver a school ICT network upgrade, including appointing key suppliers and closing a project after completion.
Your school is responsible for keeping your upgraded ICT network maintained to the current Ministry standard.
Any fibre connection to a new or relocating school is arranged by the relevant build project. Contact us if you have any questions.
By harnessing the collective buying power of approximately 2700 State sector agencies including schools, government has positioned itself as a customer of choice and is able to achieve substantial cost savings.
Find out how you can register your school, and explore the cost savings you might make when procuring ICT equipment.
TELA+ is a digital device leasing scheme for eligible teaching staff in state and state integrated schools.
Learn how to contact the ICT Helpdesk and what they can assist your school with.
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