Our partner, Firefly, is extending free access to the core elements of its Learning Management System to schools in need until the end of next term. The Firefly platform allows teachers to deliver engaging lessons remotely, set work, and share resources.
For details of the complimentary Firefly Distance Education Program, go HERE >
Register for Firefly’s series of webinars on implementing distance learning HERE >
For more information on Firefly generally, go HERE >
Is a national repository providing Australian schools with more than 20,000 digital resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum. Find out more HERE >
Offers a collection of thousands of free, curriculum-linked resources for Primary and Secondary students and teachers.
Access them HERE >
Cool Australia is a leading not-for-profit dedicated to supporting teachers with high quality teaching tools, curriculum-aligned resources and professional development courses. Discover what’s on offer HERE >
The National Library of New Zealand
The National Library of New Zealand offers a section dedicated to free online teaching and learning resources, tools, and guides. Find quality, curated curriculum resources, online schoolwork help for students, exemplars and tools for inquiry, resource guides, and more HERE >
Ministry of Education (NZ)
A collection of online resources to support learning and teaching using digital technologies throughout the New Zealand schooling system. To find out more, go HERE >
Twinkl — which provides teacher-created planning and assessment materials and teaching resources aligned to the Australian and New Zealand Curriculum — has created free home learning and school closure packs around COVID-19. Teachers, parents and home educators can read on HERE >
ISTE: 10 Strategies for online learning during a Coronavirus outbreak
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has released a number of resources to help schools transition to remote learning. Check out its blog, 10 strategies for online learning during a Coronavirus outbreak, HERE >
Google Education: COVID-19 support resources
Google’s education team have compiled distance learning resources for educators and IT administrators preparing to engage students through distance learning. For details, go HERE >
With Microsoft Teams, all your class conversations, files, meetings, and apps live together in a single shared workspace. If you want to set-up teachers, students, and administrators on Microsoft Teams, use Office 365 A1 (the free version of Office 365), which is available to education institutions.
Sign up HERE >