Your school's ICT network

New Zealand schools have recently had their ICT infrastructure upgraded through the School Network Upgrade Project (SNUP). Find out how to set up and maintain your upgraded ICT network.

Choose an internet service provider

Your school can either use the free, government-funded Network for Learning (N4L) service or choose and pay for a different retail service provider (RSP).

Choose an internet service provider

Get connected to wireless

Installing a wireless system or additional access points in your school can:

  • provide a more flexible digital learning and teaching environment, and
  • help you make full use of your ultra-fast broadband connection.

Get connected to wireless

Safe and secure internet

It’s your responsibility to make sure your school’s network is protected against risks such as hacking, spam and access to inappropriate content.

Choose an internet service provider

Maintain your upgraded ICT network

Your school is responsible for keeping your upgraded ICT network maintained to the current Ministry standard.

Maintain your upgraded ICT network

New or relocating schools

Any fibre connection to a new or relocating school is arranged by the relevant build project. Contact us if you have any questions.

Email: network.upgrades@education.govt.nz

Share your internet connection with your community

You can use your school’s internet infrastructure to help provide home internet for your community, making your school a digital hub.

Share your internet connection with your community

Procure ICT equipment

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.

NZ Government Procurement website (external link)

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