Te Kete Ipurangi Navigation:

Te Kete Ipurangi

Te Kete Ipurangi user options:


  • You are here:
  • Home >
  • What's new


Subscribe to the newsletter and keep up to date with what's happening.

What's new

Cook Islands Language Week / Te 'Epetoma o te Reo Kūki ‘Āirani


Cook Islands Language Week / Te 'Epetoma o te Reo Kūki ‘Āirani takes place this year from 4 August to 10 August. This resource page provides ideas, resources, and inspiration to help you learn and celebrate the Cook Islands languages with your school community.

Maths Week 11–15 August 2014


Maths Week runs from 11–15 August 2014. Maths Week is a national event organised by the New Zealand Association of Mathematics Teachers (NZAMT) to promote mathematics in New Zealand schools. The Maths Week website contains free resources for teachers, along with activities and competitions for students of all ages.
Image sourced from the Maths Week website. 

2015 study awards: Specialist teaching diploma – ASD


Applications for the 2015 study awards are open from 1 June to 8 September 2014. The Autism Spectrum Disorder Study Award supports Ministry of Education, Special Education staff to undertake the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching: Autism Spectrum Disorder offered by Massey University.
For more information including course duration and structure, eligibility criteria, study award provisions and how to apply go to Autism Spectrum Disorder Study Award page on the Ministry's main website.
Go to the Special Education study awards and scholarships page on Ministry's website for details about each of the study awards and scholarships.

2014 General Election


Election day for the 2014 New Zealand General Election is Saturday 20 September.
This resource page has links to ideas and resources to help you plan programmes of learning around this significant event.

Makeover for Both Sides of the Fence


This interactive, curriculum-aligned website from the New Zealand Walking Access Commission has been recently upgraded with new and improved features following a site review and survey of teachers. The latest changes include a new look home page, improved image gallery, curriculum aligned activities, resources, and teaching notes. 

Literacy, English, & ESOL community newsletter – July 2014


The monthly newsletter from the Literacy, English, and ESOL communities aims to keep you up-to-date with items of interest and information to support you in your role.

Enabling e-learning – July newsletter


Read the latest updates from the Enabling e-Learning website and community to support building and developing your e-learning capability.

Game on Scotland


Game on Scotland is the official education programme of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and its legacy. It aims to provide inspiration and learning and teaching opportunities related to Glasgow 2014 and other momentous events happening throughout Scotland in the coming years.  

Many schools and organisations in New Zealand and around the world are already thinking about the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Tell us about your goals and initiatives and we will literally put your schools/organisations on the map. 

For more information about Game on Scotland visit www.gameonscotland.org

e-Learning Planning Framework online tool


The e-Learning Planning Framework (eLPF) online survey tool is now available for all schools to use. 

The eLPF online tool is intended to support schools with regular self-review and planning for improvement of e-learning skills and knowledge. Use the online survey tool to gather and analyse information from across your school staff, leadership, and community, including students and whānau.

The online survey tool:

  • is an efficient way to gather information in a relatively short space of time – the survey takes approximately 40 minutes
  • gathers information from each individual
  • offers flexibility in terms of access (time and place)
  • helps schools and teachers reflect on, and evaluate, their e-learning capability. 

Schools can register now to use the online tool.

Go to Using the eLPF online tool for further information »

The World of Flags


Explore this resource from wickED to find out about famous flags, Commonwealth Games, flag design, & related activities for students