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WHY Niunet?

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The Internet contains many sources of free learning content that are available to anyone in the world with Internet access. Although the number of people with mobile phones is increasing in Papua New Guinea, Internet costs are high relative to what locals can afford. This is a problem we wanted to address.

That’s why we created Niunet.

Niunet provides free digital learning material that can be accessed by anyone with a laptop, tablet or smartphone.

At Niunet, we believe learning isn’t just for school students. Information from the Internet can help an employee study project management to earn her next promotion; or a mother expand her sewing business; or a university student research his next paper; or inspire unemployed youth to start a project that helps their community. Learning is for anyone who wants to make their lives better.

Connect with Niunet to start learning. Contact us today.

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Our Mission

To address the accessibility, affordability, and relevance of digital learning content in Papua New Guinea.

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Our Vision

To build and develop a sustainable local content platform that inspires people to keep learning.

WHAT IS NIUNET?

Niunet is a local high-speed network that gives users access to free learning material. Our wireless network operates without the need of cellular network data or phone credit.

That’s right—no need for mobile data or phone credit!

When you are in Niunet wifi range, you can download megabytes or gigabytes of information—all for free. All you need is a wifi-enabled device to connect to Niunet like a laptop, a tablet or your smartphone.

The kinds of information and resources you can find on Niunet are educational and can include:

  • New and inspirational ideas through TED talks in high resolution video formats.

  • Freeware, free viable alternatives to commercial software, for tasks like word processing or spreadsheet editing.

  • Open source video tutorials on high school science, mathematics, business, accounting, or programming,

  • College- and University-level open source textbooks on subjects covering finance, computer science, economics, education, engineering, arts, history, languages, philosophy, linguistics, journalism, law, mathematics, medicine, biology, chemistry, psychics, psychology, sociology, and student success.

  • The full Wikipedia offline!

  • We can even digitize content specific to your school or organisation, such as digital forms, instructional how-to documents, or company induction videos. These can be shared across the wider Niunet network for anyone to access. Contact us to get started.

  • If there’s something you’d like to learn and its not on Niunet, ask for it and we will find it! Users can do this by sending us a Request in our app while on Niunet wifi. You can also suggest new content by sending us a private message on Facebook.

There is no better time to take charge of your learning, and we’re here to help. Contact us to get started.

Who We are

 
David Valentine   (CCIE#48754, GPEN, CEH, MCSA, Project+. Linux+, CCNA:Security)   Technical Solutions   David works on the design, implementation and maintenance of our technology solutions and product development. He has extensive experience gained over the last ten years of implementing technology solutions within private sector and government networks in Papua New Guinea. He holds industry technology accreditations including Cisco’s CCIE and SANS GIAC Penetration Tester among others.

David Valentine
(CCIE#48754, GPEN, CEH, MCSA, Project+. Linux+, CCNA:Security)

Technical Solutions

David works on the design, implementation and maintenance of our technology solutions and product development. He has extensive experience gained over the last ten years of implementing technology solutions within private sector and government networks in Papua New Guinea. He holds industry technology accreditations including Cisco’s CCIE and SANS GIAC Penetration Tester among others.

Rebekah Ilave   (Bachelor of Science, Environmental Management)   Strategic Vision / Operations   Our strategic vision and company direction is guided by Rebekah. In addition to this she is responsible for ensuring operations are maintained. She has gained extensive experience from the oil and gas industry over the last four years, at ExxonMobil PNG and the World Bank Group.

Rebekah Ilave
(Bachelor of Science, Environmental Management)

Strategic Vision / Operations

Our strategic vision and company direction is guided by Rebekah. In addition to this she is responsible for ensuring operations are maintained. She has gained extensive experience from the oil and gas industry over the last four years, at ExxonMobil PNG and the World Bank Group.

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how to get niunet

To get access to Niunet you can rent a Niunet box directly as a customer, through a community grant, or through sponsorship.

Send us an email for pricing at: admin@niunetpng.com

 
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GameMaker Class Registration Form

THIS CLASS IS FULL AS OF 7:00PM 8TH OCTOBER 2019. TO RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS FOR CANCELLATIONS, OR FOR NOTIFICATIONS ON THE NEXT MERITECH CLASS, PLEASE COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM BELOW. THANK YOU.

We’re proud to present the Meritech GameMaker Class: a free, hands-on, 3-session class to code a simple computer game. Give your daughter a fun way to learn foundational skills in mathematics and coding: programming scripts, conditional logic and basic algebra by making her very own computer game using Scratch!

Scratch teaches the logic behind computer coding.

In this class, we will code a simple game together in Scratch, then coach the girls through designing and coding their very own game or project.

Learning Outcomes: By the end of the class, students will be able to

  • Use 8 types of script blocks in Scratch

  • Identify and use nested conditional logic

  • Use Cartesian (X & Y) coordinates to animate objects on a plane

  • Interact and manipulate an object in a computer game they made by keyboard and mouse inputs

  • Create a simple game program as a group project

  • Design and build their own simple game or project in Scratch

  • Present their scratch project to small groups in the class.

This course is open to any girls between the ages of 9 and 15 that would like to get an understanding of how to code a game from start to finish! No prior coding experience required.

The sessions run on 3 consecutive Saturdays in October and attendance is required for all 3 sessions (12th, 19th, 26th October). Please ensure you and your daughter can commit to them all.

Registration closes 5:00pm (GMT+10) on the 9th of October 2019.

 

Dates: 12th, 19th, and 26th October 2019 (all Saturdays)

Times: 10am - 12pm (same time for all sessions)

Location: PNG Women’s Business Resource Center, Century 21 Building, Ground Floor, Kunai Street, Hohola. Road to MVIL (see map)

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