Support for Learning
What will distance learning look like
Your child’s teacher has prepared programs of work for your child to continue with at home. Their teacher will make regular contact during this time to support them in their learning. Should you have further questions or require additional support, please do not hesitate to make contact with their teacher.
Distance Learning Links
The following are a list of learning links your child’s teacher may be using to support their distance learning plan.
Who do I talk to if my child needs further support for their learning or hauora?
If your child is needing support through this difficult time for either their learning or hauora then this is available through these different channels. 1st point of contact is your child’s classroom teacher, who you can contact via email. 2nd point of contact is the deputy principal, also available via email.
Room 1, Mr Macnamara – firstname.lastname@example.org
Room 2, Mrs Rani – email@example.com
Room 3, Mrs Stanney – firstname.lastname@example.org
Room 4, Mrs Atkinson – email@example.com
Room 6, Mrs Armstrong – firstname.lastname@example.org
Room 7, Mrs Von Below – email@example.com
Room 8, Mrs Croggon – firstname.lastname@example.org
Room 9, Mrs Makahili – email@example.com
Room 10, Miss Wheeler – firstname.lastname@example.org
Room 11, Miss Bentley – email@example.com
Music, Mrs Winder – firstname.lastname@example.org
Deputy Principal, Roshni Sidhwa – Roshnis@easttamaki.school.nz
Ki te Ao Mārama Information and learning resources in Te Reo Māori.
Learning from home: Distance learning support during the COVID-19 event, from the MOE
Information for Pacific families and communities: This information and advice will help you as your children and young people start to re-engage with their teachers in Term 2 on 15th April. This information will support you and your children and young people to manage learning from home. The information is available in 9 Pacific languages.
- Cook Islands Māori | Te Reo Māori Kuki ‘Āirani
- Niuean | Vagahau Niue
- Samoan | Gagana Samoa
- Tokelauan | Te Gagana Tokelau
- Tongan | Lea Faka Tonga
Support links from the Ministry of Health
- Mentemia app – go-founded by John Kirwan. Mentemia meaning “my mind” in Italian
- Melon app – self-care and support for our communities during COVID 19
- Staying on Track e-therapy course – support for your wellbeing during COVID 19
- Getting through together campaign features tips and messages to help Kiwis cope with the stress of COVID-19.
- Sparklers at home – tools for parents called to help them talk with their primary-school aged children about their own mental health
- Trouble in your Bubble – Le Va
You can find information on how to support your Pasifika children and family to keep learning from home, translated into 10 Pacific languages, on the Learning from Home website here https://learningfromhome.govt.nz/pacific-communities.
This information and advice will support you, your children and young people to manage learning from home. The information is available in:
- Gagana Tokelau | Tokelau
- Te reo Māori Kuki ‘Āirani | Cook Islands Māori
- Vagahau Niue | Niue
- Gagana Samoa | Samoa
- Lea Faka Tonga | Tonga
- I-Kiribati | Kiribati
- Te ‘gana Tuvalu | Tuvalu
- Vosa vaka Viti | Fiji
- Pijin | Solomon Islands
- Fäeag Rotuma | Rotuma
You can also find more information about Talanoa Ako radio. Talanoa Ako is a 10 week Pacific education programme that aims to equip parents, families and communities with skills, knowledge and confidence they need to champion their children’s education. You can learn more about Talanoa Ako radio here- https://learningfromhome.govt.nz/pacific-communities/talanoa-ako-radio