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Waitangi Day resource page

Whare Runanga, Waitangi.

This resource page on NZC Online encourages you to consider how Waitangi Day can be celebrated with your students and the wider community, and how you can use the Treaty of Waitangi principle as a foundation of curriculum decision making at your school.

What is future focused schooling?

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In this NZC Online blog Maurie Abraham shares three principles of future focused schooling.

Graeme Aitken - Called to teaching at 15

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In this  Radio NZ interview Professor Graeme Aitken reflects on his career in education and marvels at the impact that teachers can have on the lives of young people. 

He Tohu

Kate Potter.

In this EdTalk, Kate Potter, learning specialist at the National Library of New Zealand, talks about the new He Tohu exhibition, which brings together three of Aotearoa’s founding documents: the 1835 Declaration of Independence – He Whakaputanga, Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and the 1893 Women’s Suffrage Petition.

Changes in education

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The Government is planning a range of changes across a wide number of areas of education policy and practice. Keep up to date via their  new Ministry web page: Changes in education.

FindMyPath tool

Vocational Pathways.

On 30 June 2016 Minister Joyce and Minister Parata launched the FindMyPath tool. This tool helps young people make more informed choices about their study and employment pathways.

Māori language week coming soon

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Te Wiki o te Reo Māori takes place this year between Monday 4 July and Sunday 10 July. This resource page from NZC Online offers ideas, links, and stories to help schools engage with their students, parents, and whānau to support the learning of te reo Māori.

Samoa language week

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Welcome to Samoa language week. Check out this resource page on NZC Online. It is packed with ideas, resources, and stories to help students learn gagana Sāmoa.

New on NZC - Inclusive Practice and the School Curriculum


Inclusive Practice and the School Curriculum is a resource for teachers and leaders in New Zealand English-medium school settings. It has been developed to build professional knowledge and create a shared understanding of inclusive practice within the New Zealand Curriculum. It is anticipated that providers of PLD will draw on the resource...

Add your piece – then get the big picture

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The 2016 Secondary Teacher Census is open until Friday 22 April at  teacherscount.education.govt.nz This census is designed to reveal trends and provide insights about New Zealand’s secondary teaching profession. This information will help the education sector, including teacher education providers, to meet the needs of students. If you have any questions,...