Expressions of Interest for Learning Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and Arabic

Did you know that Hindi is the 4th most spoken language in New Zealand? We want to hear from schools, communities and families who are interested in joining online classes for any of these languages. We can provide short cultural taster programmes for schools, language classes for beginners or extension classes for native speakers wishing… Read More

Asian Language Online Classes

Enrol now for 2018 placement in these popular classes. Whether you want your learners to get a taste for Asian Culture, or want your whole class or year group to study for the year, we offer a range of online Asian language classes to suit their needs.   Tagalog Programme with Rosmini College This class is… Read More

Extension and Creative Classes

We offer classes that extend learners in Maths, Astronomy, Computer Science, Programming and Visual Art.  We welcome your ideas for other courses we can run. Extension Maths and Astronomy with David Pirie David is an experienced classroom teacher living in Dunedin. He has a background in small country schools as a teacher of everything. Both classes… Read More

More Language Classes

We offer the following language and culture classes, aligned to NZC: Afrikaans, French, German, and Spanish. We use Google Classrooms with our classes. Afrikaans with Mevrou Annatjie Fourie This class is taught by Mevrou Annatjie Fourie, Principal of Ohura Valley Primary School as her contribution to the VLN Primary School. Not only does this provide… Read More

Te Reo Māori

Nau Mai, Haere Mai. Our Te reo Māori programmes with Koka Jules and Whaea Ngawai are our most popular classes. Welcome, Welcome Te tūranga motuhake o te reo Māori. The importance of learning te reo Māori.  By learning te reo Māori young New Zealanders ‘s become much more aware of the role that Māori identity,… Read More

Digital Technologies

A fun introduction to some of the core ideas of computer science and beginner programming using Scratch. Read about the Digital Technologies learning programme here. Find out about our Extension Stem programme here.

Campbell Potter – Astronomy

Campbell is a part time teacher, farmer and family man. He is an experienced, digitally fluent teacher specialising in outdoor education and social studies. Campbell’s particular area of interest is in self development. This interest grew out of a background in Outdoor Instruction and Adventure and the deep personal learning he experienced and facilitates for… Read More

Learning Chinese online

Here are some snapshots from Laoshi Lisa’s online Chinese classes to give you an idea of how learning online works in the VLN Primary school. All NZ schools and children can participate in our classes. Contact us to find out more.

Kapa Haka with Koka Jules

Parents in one VLN Primary school were skeptical that Kapa haka taught online would be any good, but these same parents gave their tamariki a standing ovation for their performance at end of year assembly! Read about the benefits of Kapa haka from our awesome kaiako Koka Jules. Tēnā Koutou katoa, Greetings to you all… Read More

Free Korean online language & culture classes

Join our free Korean online taster classes supported by the Korean Education Centre (KEC). Find out how your students can participate & take advantage of this offer in Term 3 & 4. We  are offering free 5 week Korean taster classes for schools who wish to learn the basics of Korean language and culture. The KEC… Read More

Web Design

Could you be a web designer? Jen Hammonds is our web design tutor. Jen is a teacher but also a graphic and web designer, a PERFECT MATCH A web designer needs a few skills to be successful, and it’s not necessarily coding. A web-DESIGNER needs an eye for design and composition, expertise in selecting important… Read More

Future Planning – Life Skills

Students will investigate financial literacy through a variety of authentic tasks that prepare them for the future but inspire them now! Kia ora, my name is Jen Hammonds and I’ll be your Future planning guide. I’m a primary/ intermediate teacher who developed this project with my students and it’s been a hit with many of… Read More


Contact us today with any questions or queries. We look forward to hearing from you.