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Learning from home – N4L’s role

We are supporting the Ministry of Education in their response to Covid-19, which involves providing devices and safe connectivity, where possible, to school-aged children who are without. Our role is to help children and teachers stay safely connected while they learn...

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Together for a better internet

That’s the theme of this year’s Safer Internet Day, happening 11th of February. The annual global event is about supporting a safer online world and that’s what N4L is here to help with - a safer and more secure online learning environment for schools and kura across...

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N4L’s Term 3 IN BRIEF Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of IN BRIEF In this edition we share email best practice tips, a reminder that Cyber Smart Week is coming and an overview on VPNs. There are also a couple of important things to note...    The SNUP Helpdesk will now be managed by...

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VPN’s What you need to know

We know VPNs are a hot topic for schools and while there can be legitimate needs for them, they can be used as a network workaround.  You’ve heard the acronym but what does it mean?  VPN stands for virtual private network, basically it means a user can send and...

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Cyber Smart Week 2019

Next month is Cyber Smart week (14-18 October) and our good friends at CERT NZ - the government agency helping improve cyber security in New Zealand - will be putting in an extra effort to raise awareness about how we can all stay safe from cyber security attacks....

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Hey you’ve got mail!

Wait… You didn’t get my email?!  If your school heavily relies on email as your primary method of communication with parents and your school community, below are a few helpful tips to reduce the risk of your bulk emails being identified as spam: Run regular email...

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