Event schoolwide approach digi lit 17167
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25 February to 8 April / $100, early bird $80


Develop your understanding of digital literacy and how it benefits students. Discover how your library collections, programmes, and services can contribute to digital literacy.

Dates, fees, and registration

Date and time Orientation week 25 February to 3 March, 5 week course 4 March to 8 April 2019
Early-bird fee $80
Early bird closes 15 February 
Standard fee $100
Registrations close 22 February

Who this online course is for

Primary, intermediate, or secondary school:

  • teachers
  • literacy leaders
  • school library staff.

Why take this course

  • Strengthen your understanding of digital literacy and its importance for student learning.
  • Explore how the library can contribute to digital literacy.
  • Improve your professional practice by applying what you learn to your own school context.
  • Learn with the support of a trained, online facilitator.

What you'll learn

On this course you'll learn about:

  • approaches to developing digital literacy
  • links between digital literacy and the New Zealand curriculum
  • skills and tools for finding, evaluating, using, creating, and sharing digital content in meaningful ways
  • how library collections, programmes, and services can contribute to digital literacy.

What you'll do

  • Use quality resources to develop your understanding of digital literacy.
  • Learn from other course participants by sharing ideas and practice.
  • Participate in problem-solving activities.
  • Create an action plan for an initiative to contribute to digital literacy in your school.
  • Reflect on your learning.

Register or find out more

Registrations closed 5pm 22 February 2019.

For more information, email vicki.stephens@dia.govt.nz.

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