What we do wouldn’t be possible without our wonderful team of eTeachers, our experienced Governance Group and our Administration colleagues working together behind the scenes.  Meet them here.


Governance Group

Governance Alumni


Our Administration Team manage the day-to-day running of the VLN Primary School.

Our ePrincipal – Rachel Whalley 

Rachel has led the development of the VLN Primary School as ePrincipal for a number of years. She is passionate about equity and access to education for all learners and the potential of the internet to connect learners. Rachel is a Primary trained and NZ registered teacher.  I think technologies can be a great enabler for… Read More

Executive Officer – Helen Goldsworthy

The VLN Primary School welcomes our newest team member. Helen has marketing and communications experience in the education, not for profit and corporate sectors. She has assisted organisations to develop their online presence, branding and communication messages to effectively reach their target audience. With a varied background in marketing, accounts and assistance roles Helen’s unique… Read More

National Coordinator and eLearning Facilitator – Ginette Van Praag

Ginette manages the day-to-day running of the VLN Primary School and is the first point of contact for our participating schools and eTeachers.  Ginette started with VLNP in 2015 and prior to that was a classroom teacher and TIC for Digital Technologies.  She has a passion for computing technology as an enabler for teaching and… Read More