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Information, resources and guidance, to support secondary teaching and learning.
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05 August 2014Find upcoming workshop dates for the Youth Guarantee initiatives online
29 July 2014National e-newsletters for term three are now available to view and download.
29 July 2014Free financial capability workshops for school leaders and teachers are being held across the North Island during terms three and four. During the workshops participants will explore the purpose of financial capability in The New Zealand Curriculum, examine the financial capability online resources, and discuss strategies for integration of the financial capabilities across current teaching and learning programmes.
29 July 2014By 2017, standards in NZSL for NCEA levels 1 to 3 will be available to all secondary schools. The achievement standards will align with The New Zealand Curriculum and further enable students to gain the NCEA credits needed to study NZSL at university or develop a career using sign language.
21 July 2014Te wiki o te reo Māori or Māori language week takes place this year between 21 and 27 July.
21 July 2014A sixth vocational pathway in creative industries was launched earlier this month allowing students to follow a well-defined educational route into careers such as photography, film, design and fashion.
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.
Mary Kerrigan, HOD Business, discusses the financial literacy programme at Aorere College, which is being created in consultation with the Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement Income to provide students with information about income, spending, budgeting, and wise financial management for the future.
The modules are developed with links to other NZ Curriculum learning areas, and will be uploaded to the Commission’s website for every school in New Zealand to download and deliver in their schools.
International capabilities are the knowledge, skills, attitudes, dispositions, and values that make up the key competencies that enable people to live, work, and learn across national and cultural boundaries.
This new section on NZC Online introduces international capabilities and explains their importance. It provides research, links to the NZC, and further resources to support and inspire.