Ngā pūrongo me ngā māramatanga |
Reports & Insights 

On this page you can explore the research we’ve done at N4L to better understand how schools use digital technology. We gather these insights through surveys, such as our Aka Kōrero | Touchpoint survey, and by looking at how schools use our Managed Network, which you can see in our Te Pūrongo Whakakitenga | Data & Insights report. For more detailed insights click the links below.

Aka Kōrero | Touchpoint Survey

Our Touchpoint survey is sent out every year to all schools and kura in Aotearoa. It’s sent to both principals and IT leaders, and helps us to understand how schools are using technology and what challenges they are facing in the current climate. 

Insights from the survey are shared with schools and our key stakeholders in our annual Aka Kōrero | Touchpoint. Each year we use these learnings to help shape and enhance how we best support schools to ensure we’re better meeting their needs.

Ngā Tāmuramura | Key Highlights 

This year’s survey looked at the thoughts and concerns of schools and kura across Aotearoa around three themes:

Online safety: 88% feel confident in their ability to protect students online

REMOTE LEARNING: 24% of schools say at least 50% of students can’t access devices from home

IT challenges: Schools want help with internet capacity, device management, filtering and reporting

Te Pūrongo Whakakitenga | Data & Insights

Network for Learning’s (N4L) Data & Insights Report shows New Zealand school’s face ever increasing threats to online safety and security. This report outlines how we connect, protect and support New Zealand ākonga learning online. 

Ngā Tāmuramura | Key Highlights 

2.3 million online security threats blocked every school day

Data use jumped 32% despite AN Auckland lockdown in august

Gaming sites represent 20% of all websites blocked

Instant messaging represents 7.5% of all blocked websites

Streaming media comprises 24% of all data consumed

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