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Information, resources and guidance, to support secondary teaching and learning.
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29 November 2013The first graduates of the Diploma in Middle Schooling have gained understandings and skills to support students in the middle years of schooling (years 7-10).
14 November 2013This blog post from NZC Online explains how schools and their communities are creating graduate profiles to share understandings of what a future oriented learner looks like.
31 October 2013Term four secondary student achievement professional learning and development newsletters are now available. The newsletters contain information and resources for middle leaders in secondary schools.
29 October 2013Tokelau language week takes place between Monday 28 October and Sunday 3 November. The theme for this year's celebration is: "Ko te au o mātua, ko fānau: At the core of a parents heart, are their children."
01 October 20132013 is a bumper year for Pasifika languages with seven language weeks taking place across New Zealand. The inaugural Tuvaluan language week is celebrated this week from Monday 30 September to Sunday 6 October, followed by Fijian language week from Monday 7 October to Sunday 13 October.
28 September 2013The Ministry of Education, with NZQA, is developing achievement standards for the Tongan language (lea faka-Tonga).
Information, tools, and resources to support secondary middle leaders.
Secondary student achievement initiative for English medium schools.
A series of Curriculum Guides to help design quality teaching and learning programmes.
New and updated NCEA support material and internal assessment resources.
Broad information covering NCEA standards and resources.
A portal to stories, reports, statistics, and reviews that support Māori learners achieve education success as Māori.
Four projects that support Maori students' success in English-medium schools.
Setting goals, priorities, actions, targets and outcomes to ensure Māori youth are present, engaged and achieving at secondary level.
Transitions and pathways
Vocational pathways provide a clear framework for vocational options, and assistance in programme planning.
Advice and support on providing effective career education and guidance in years 7 to 13.
Career information to help students at school, or for those making decisions about leaving.
A practical handbook to help schools manage and develop their career education programmes.
This section on Science Online presents new resources in three areas of dynamic change possibilities for science education in New Zealand schools. The resources support the development of science capabilities for citizenship as stated in the New Zealand Curriculum. The Ministry of Education endorsed this work to support the ongoing implementation of the science learning area of NZC. The resources show how to weave the Nature of Science strand and the key competencies into science teaching and learning.