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Maintenance of the Vocational Pathways

Vocational pathways.

To ensure that the Vocational Pathways remain current and relevant we are carrying out a minor update for 2016. This means expired standards and qualifications can be removed and newly registered standards and qualifications can be considered for inclusion. There will also be consideration of any submissions we have received...

Creative Industries Award results for 2014

Vocational Pathways – Creative Industries.

Further to the Achievement and Destinations Profile (2014) sent to schools in September 2015, the Ministry has now provided schools with the 2014 Vocational Pathways Awards achieved by the 1997 birth cohort for the Creative Industries Pathway. These results have been sent to individual schools via email.

Final level 3 achievement standards and level 3–7 qualifications mapped to Vocational Pathways

Vocational Pathways.

The mapping of level 3 achievement standards and level 3–7 qualifications to the six Vocational Pathways has now been finalised. You can view the details of these at:  Youth Guarantee – Resources

Changes to Creative Industries at level 2

Vocational Pathways – Creative Industries.

The Creative Industries Vocational Pathway has been further reduced to provide greater alignment with the other five pathways. See what has changed:  Youth Guarantee: Refined Levels 1 & 2

Online ESOL support for schools

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The Ministry has an online ESOL programme available for schools who have students in years 7–10 who are new learners of the English language. It is called Accelerated English Language Learning or ACCELL.This programme on the VLN is designed to accelerate English language learning  to support these students in their...

Conservation Week

Students from Oakura School.

Conservation Week starts on Sunday 1 November 2015. This year's theme is Healthy Nature Healthy People.

This resource page provides resources and classroom ideas for you to use to help capture your students' natural curiosity about the world they live in.

Term 4 secondary newsletters now available

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Term 4 e-newsletters for secondary middle leaders are now available. These newsletters offer effective teaching strategies, useful links for resources and exemplars, links to relevant readings, plus information about upcoming regional workshops and cluster sessions.

Draft level 3 standards available

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The draft Level 3 achievement standards, Levels 3-6 qualifications maps, and information are now available on the Youth Guarantee Website.

Vocational Pathways – refinement of Levels 1 and 2 complete

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The Levels 1 and 2 Vocational Pathways refinement process is now complete. A summary of the pathways and the outcomes of the refinement process can be found at: Youth Guarantee – Resources

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori

Whāngaihia te reo.

Māori Language Week takes place this year between Monday 27 July and Sunday 2 August. The kaupapa for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015 is ‘Whāngaihia te reo Māori ki ngā mātua.’ We aim to encourage and support the language development of parents who can then whāngai the language to their...