Supporting your design and implementation of distance learning


He moana pukepuke e ekengia e te waka.

A choppy sea can be navigated.

We hope you and your whānau are safe and well and taking care of each other.

Schools, kura, and Kāhui Ako are being encouraged to switch already contracted locally-focused PLD hours to support for distance learning if you want to.

Already working with us?

If you have already contracted hours to work with a CORE facilitator, and you'd like to switch the focus of your PLD, you can either:

  • Contact your facilitator directly to let them know what support you need, or
  • Wait for your facilitator to contact you very soon

Looking for support?

If you don't have locally-focused PLD with CORE, and would like to work with our specialist facilitators in virtual and distance learning, please get in touch at -

Our teams are ready with creative ways to work with you across a range of learning environments and communities, including bilingual and total immersion reo Māori settings.

See our list of Accredited Facilitators.

Useful Information

In the coming days and weeks we will provide more useful information, tips and advice for schools, kura and centres and add it to this page to support you to transition to distance learning.


Resources, tools and content to support those teaching and learning te reo Māori -

Advice and resources to support learning at home -


Read helpful tips from our facilitation team in a series of blog posts:

Learning at home: start with relationships

Engaging junior learners and whānau from home


Join our He Kohinga Rauemi Tautoko - Support Resources for Schools, Kura and EY Centres group on edSpace

Note: To contribute to this discussion you will need to signup to edSpace and join the group.


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LEARNZ virtual experiences

LEARNZ is a programme of free virtual field trips, helping students access the inaccessible. Visit inspiring places around Aotearoa, Antarctica and beyond! We encourage you to use our lockdown activities, and back catalogue of field trip material.

Useful links

COVID-19: What you need to know - Education NZ

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