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Why oh why Raspberry Pi

Why oh why Raspberry Pi

You may have seen a little box (about the size of a deck of cards) hanging out in your server cabinet with a cheeky little Raspberry icon on top - if you're wondering what this - it’s your school’s Raspberry Pi. Mmmmm Raspberry Pi - that sounds good - what does it do?...

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Learning from home – N4L’s role

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

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

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

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

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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