Do you want your students to be #connectedlearners, lead their own learning and build key competencies? Do you want to share in the expertise of a growing collaborative network of schools?

We offer the following language classes at the beginner level: Te Reo Māori, NZ Sign Language, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, German, French, Spanish, Afrikaans and Tagalog.

Extension classes in Te Reo Māori, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Maths.

5 week Taster classes are available in some subjects, for whole class participation

Also: Kapa Haka, Future Planning - Life Skills, Web Design, Logo Design, Financial Literacy, Visual Arts, Maths Booster, Literacy Booster, Creative Writing, Poetry, Book Study, Digital Technologies, Science: Living World, Matter & Material and Astronomy.

Learners can participate in small groups as part of a mixed school class, or with their whole class and teacher participating.  Teacher participation in online programmes not only supports our learners but provides a valuable PLD opportunity for teachers. Our learning tools are Zoom webconferencing, Google classrooms and WeLearn virtual school environment. 

The VLN Primary is a schools led and supported initiative. All NZ children, school or home based, are welcome to participate.

In addition to our weekly programmes you can join in special projects such as Over the Back Fence or be supported to lead new collaborative projects. 

View our full prospectus of programmes and how to participate here.

More information on all our classes including eTeacher Bios and Curriculum overviews are available on our website:

Places fill up fast, so REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL TODAY

Final date for enrolments for Semester 2 will be Monday 1st July 2019. Late enrolments may be accepted but will be dependent on timetable and available space.

* New schools starting mid-year have reduced membership fees. No charge for Korean classes.