Reference

Education

Categories

* Computing
* ESOL
* Funding
* Government Agencies
* Home schooling
* Industry Training Organisations
* Music Education
* New Zealand
* Qualifications
* Schools
* Teachers Associations
* Tertiary Education

Sites

* Ebsco Megasearch
Use to search across a range of databases, with results from full-text magazines, reference works. Multimedia content.
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* Lynda.com
Online video training in a wide range of business, education, design and technical topics, tools and software. Access this at any of our libraries.
* Mango Languages
Mango provides access to over sixty languages for those wanting to learn a language from basic right through to advanced levels with grammar and cultural notes. It also has instructions on how to learn English if you are not a native speaker.
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* Teacher Reference Center
Journal information for teachers and librarians, from kindergarten to Year 12. This index covers the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books and is now also offered free via the EBSCOhost platform. Includes key education topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science and mathematics, and more.
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* AcademicInfo
Education resource center with extensive subject guides, online degrees, online courses and distance learning information from a selection of online accredited schools. Provides free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers).
* The Commonwealth of Learning
The Commonwealth of Learning is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to encourage the development and sharing of open learning/distance education knowledge, resources and technologies. COL is helping developing nations improve access to quality education and training.
* Cousera
Take the world's best courses, online, for free.
* GCF Learn Free
GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. They also have a blog of 'tips, tricks and tutorials for the technology you use everyday'.
* Khan Academy
With particular strength in Math and Science Khan Academy provides thousands of video tutorials with exercises to let you learn online at your own pace.
* Maths Week
Maths Week is a time to highlight the usefulness and importance of learning maths. This site contains free resources for teachers, along with activities and competitions for students.
* MathsCentre
quality mathematical videos, textbooks and maths games. Choose from many of the free and printable maths worksheets and homework sheets. Each topic can be found in the New Zealand Mathematics Curriculum and the work complements the New Zealand numeracy programme. All of the mathematics on the site is free of charge to download or watch. Sign in now and become a member.
* Open Culture Free Language Lessons
Index to language lessons feely available on the web.
* Open Culture Free Online Courses
Index to free online courses from top Universities.
* Open Culture Free Textbooks
Indexes free textbooks available online from various sources.
* Rocket Languages Free Language Resources
These free language learning resources include lessons for learning words and phrases, English translations, and audio for pronunciation.
* TED Ed
Educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform. TED-Ed lessons can also be created by any website visitor, and involves adding questions, discussion topics and other supplementary materials to any educational video on YouTube.