Award Winning Site

AWARD winning SITE for Special Education Needs Coordinators across NZ

Dr Mandia Mentis, Dr Alison Kearney and Dr Wendy Holley-Boen of the EQUITY THROUGH EDUCATION centre were awarded a Flexible learning Association of New Zealand (FLANZ) 2018 award for their work on developing professional learning through Networked Learning Hubs. The Learning Support Network aims to provide support for Special Needs teachers in schools across New Zealand. The award met the criteria of:

• advancing understanding of best practice in open and flexible learning in New Zealand;

• being original and innovative in concept and application;

• being relevant to the e-learning and flexible-learning community.

More information about the Learning Support site and the role it plays in supporting teachers and leaders of learning support to provide equitable educational opportunities for all learners can be found here https://www.thelearningsupportnetwork.org/