Your school's ICT network
New Zealand schools had their ICT infrastructure upgraded through the School Network Upgrade Project (SNUP). See below for ways to maintain your upgraded ICT network and read more about the Ministry’s programme of work.
- Te Mana Tūhono
- Choose a safe and secure internet service provider
- Get connected to wireless
- Home internet access
- Maintain your upgraded ICT network
- New or relocating schools
- Procure ICT equipment
Te Mana Tūhono demonstrates the power of connectivity and is a long-term programme of support that removes the burden on schools to monitor, maintain and manage schools ICT networks.
Your school can either use the government-funded Network for Learning (N4L) service or choose and pay for a different retail service provider (RSP). It’s your responsibility to make sure your school’s network is protected against risks such as hacking, spam and access to inappropriate content.
Installing a wireless system can:
- provide a more flexible digital learning and teaching environment, and
- help you make full use of your ultra-fast broadband connection.
Find out how to leverage your school’s internet infrastructure to help provide home internet for your community, and make your school a 'digital hub'.
And find out how to support students who currently have no home internet access.
Your school is responsible for keeping your upgraded ICT network maintained to the current Ministry standard.
Any fibre connection to a new or relocating school is arranged by the relevant build project. Contact us if you have any questions.
By harnessing the collective buying power of approximately 2700 State sector agencies including schools, government has positioned itself as a customer of choice and is able to achieve substantial cost savings.
Find out how you can register your school, and explore the cost savings you might make when procuring ICT equipment.
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