Reports & Insights

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.

Aka Kōrero

Touchpoint Survey

Te Pūrongo Whakakitenga

Data & Insights

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.

Key highlights

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

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Te Pūrongo Whakakitenga | Data & Insights

Our Data & Insights Report shows New Zealand schools face ever increasing threats to online safety and security. This report outlines how we connect, protect and support New Zealand ākonga learning online.

Key highlights

Security Threats

2.3 million online security threats blocked every school day

High Usage

Data use jumped 32% despite an Auckland lockdown in August


Gaming sites represent 20% of all websites blocked

Instant Messaging

Instant messaging represents 7.5% of all blocked websites


Streaming media comprises 24% of all data consumed

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