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Welcome to the Secondary Education portal
Information, resources and guidance, to support secondary teaching and learning.
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15 May 2013Support for NCEA achievement in the secondary environment, school-initiated supports, online resources and key websites.
13 May 2013New L8 achievement objective indicators, and key concept updates.
07 May 2013This senior secondary curriculum guide has had new sections added.
07 May 2013A new report, published in the UK by the National Foundation for Educational Research.
21 April 2013This Education Counts webpage brings together a range of maths resources.
14 April 2013
Information, tools, and resources to support secondary middle leaders.
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.
A professional development initiative funded by the Ministry of Education.
A strategy to help students solve numeric problems and develop a deeper understanding of mathematics.
Transitions and pathways
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.
Ricky Prebble from Wellington East Girls' College discusses the role of inquiry teaching and learning in his social sciences programme. He unpacks the elements of inquiry that support the learning to learn principle, specifically how inquiry encourages students to explore why they are learning and how they are learning.
Vocational pathways at Papakura High School
Senior secondary students at Papakura High School are more engaged in their learning since the introduction of vocational pathways. The school is basing its curriculum on the values, competencies, and knowledge that will lead students to further education and work opportunities. Programmes are built around career pathways that include creativity, hospitality, engineering, land based studies, health, and travel tourism. The changes have given reluctant learners a reason to stay at school, offering them greater choices and improved educational outcomes. These six film clips share Papakura High School’s story.