Learn from home

The COVID-19 situation has us all adapting to a “new normal”. Staying home gives us time to reflect, but we also know that the brain gets restless and that we like a bit of intellectual stimulation – that's what this page is for!

Useful links

We've gathered below a few links to our favourite learning resources for all ages. Share widely with fellow teachers, parents or to try some of them out yourself!

  • BBC podcasts (free to download)
  • Scratchprogram your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community
  • Amazon Audible books (free whilst schools are closed)
  • YouTube Learning - have partnered with Khan Academy and other learning creators to bring parents & families resources and activities to make the coming days as educational and fun as possible
  • Audiobooks RNZ - Not for Children (Young Adult reading)
  • Learn Coacha range of resources to support students with NCEA
  • Learning from Home (Ministry of Education)
  • Khan Academya non-profit resource with the mission to provide free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere
  • TED ED snackable lessons for everyone
  • MENSA daily brainteasers