Tuesday 2 September 2014

Volume 93 Number 15

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No exceptions, no problem!

Papatoetoe South student Faithleen Tou participates in the Parasports Day at Mt Roskill Primary.   Making a small change to a game can mean a big difference to ensuring all students can participate. Halberg Disability Sport Foundation No Exceptions Training programme has made a difference at Papatoetoe South Primary School by fostering the confidence to include all students in …read more


A sustainable teaching and learning hub

A sustainable teaching and learning hub

Curriculum mapping is the process of collecting and recording curriculum-related data that identifies core skills and content taught, processes employed, and assessments used for each subject area and learning level. The completed curriculum map can become a tool that helps teachers keep track of what has been taught and to plan what will be taught. Julie Earl is deputy …read more


First World War curriculum resources in development

First World War curriculum resources in development

  NZRB soldiers reading a copy of New Zealand at the Front, taken by Henry Sanders, 1917. Alexander Turnbull Library. Ref: 1/2-012978-G             New cross-curriculum English-medium inquiry guides and Māori-medium resource packs will soon be available to commemorate the First World War Centenary 2014–2019. Following the June issues of the School Journal, which contained First …read more


The New Zealand Curriculum Online

The New Zealand Curriculum Online

  RESOURCES 2014 General Election resource page Election day for the 2014 New Zealand General Election is Saturday 20 September. The General Election provides a useful context to build students’ understanding of Parliament and the voting process. This resource page provides ideas and resources to help you plan programmes of learning around this significant event. http://bit.ly/1oKNey2 at kidskampus@xtra.co.nz A sixth …read more


NZQA NEWS

NZQA NEWS

NZQA Presents at Haemata workshops Recent NZQA presentations to kaiako from Māori-medium kura were well received by participants at workshops held by Māori language and education consultancy service Haemata Ltd. The comprehensive workshops were held in Auckland, Rotorua and Wellington and were delivered in two phases. They covered the newly aligned Māori-medium NCEA Level 1 achievement standards, and addressed …read more


Board and Principal Alert

Board and Principal Alert

Board Alert Earliest start date for 2015 When the term dates were set in 2012, Auckland Anniversary Day (the earliest day that schools can open) had been recorded as Monday 2 February 2015 instead of Monday 26 January 2015. This date was corrected and approved along with the 2015 and 2016 “Mondayisation” of Waitangi Day and Anzac Day. The …read more

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