Nga Pumanawa e Waru is setting up a 'digi-marae' after calls from older members of the marae who want to learn about the internet.
The programme's co-ordinator Mercia Yates said it was an opportunity to engage with and provide training for their Rotorua whanau, at some of the local marae.
"This training will provide whanau with basic skills to learn how to access online spaces that their children and mokopuna are working in, as well as building their own confidence to understand how a connected device can enhance their learning in the home.
"They will also have the opportunity to learn about other technology that can be used to enhance learning in a digital space."
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She said they were working with Te Ohu Hiringa to identify marae and whanau who would be interested in participating in the programme. And they were partnering with Noel Leeming Rotorua and its in-store educator, Di Palfrey, who will take the lessons with Ms Yates.
"The programme will be established to work at their pace, a few things that we find often that pops up for parents is accessing their kids work online. We will focus on this as well as things as simply as setting them up an email account," she said.
Iwi navigator Anaha Hiini said it was about getting kaumatua up to play with technology.
"Sometimes the mokopuna will ask their parents or grandparents for help with their homework, especially if it's got to do with technology and they aren't sure how to use the technology."
Last month the education trust also partnered with Spark to deliver subsidised broadband to selected families in Rotorua.