The Virtual Learning Network Primary School (VLNP) is a collaborative community of schools throughout New Zealand working together to provide improved educational opportunities for students through online learning. The community aims to meet the needs of students in the primary schooling sector from Years 1 to 8 and is inclusive of all Primary, Kura, Intermediate and Area Schools. The VLN Primary School is a charitable trust governed by participating schools and resourced in part by the Ministry of Education and schools themselves.
The vision of the Virtual Learning Network Primary School is to:
The programmes will broaden students' learning opportunities by participating in flexible and dynamic virtual learning classes that extend beyond the traditional classroom setting. Schools can become part of established collaborative learning programmes that provide students with authentic and engaging learning opportunities.
The VLN Primary School will achieve this by providing primary schools with: