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Making Language and Learning Work

24/6/2014

The Making Language and Learning Work DVDs are now online. They demonstrate how to effectively integrate content-area teaching and language learning in mainstream subject classrooms for students from diverse language backgrounds. 

Matariki

20/6/2014

By celebrating Matariki with your students and the wider community you can bring the principles of The New Zealand Curriculum to life, especially community engagement, cultural diversity, the Treaty of Waitangi, and inclusion. At NZC Online you can find a rich collection of digital and print resources to help you celebrate Matariki with your schools and communities.

School Journal

20/6/2014

From now on the School Journal and School Journal Story Library are available in digital form as well as in print. See Literacy Online for the latest journal stories, articles, poems, and more.

Explore Parliament

17/6/2014

These online resources introduce students to the work of Parliament and explore concepts of democracy, representation, and leadership. They include primary and secondary teacher guides, discussion topics, activities, and links to the New Zealand Curriculum.

Live online Q&A: Investing in Educational Success

16/6/2014

From 4:30–5:30 pm on Tuesday 17 June, you can take part in a public online question and answer session on the Government’s Investing in Educational Success initiative. The initiative will support the creation of Communities of Schools as a way of strengthening collaboration between principals, teachers, and schools in order to raise student achievement.

The question and answer session will be hosted by Dr Graham Stoop, the Ministry of Education’s Deputy Secretary responsible for Investing in Educational Success.

This will build on a previous question and answer session, which is still available to view at https://crowdhall.com/h/233/#/h/233/

Find out how you can take part at education.govt.nz

Elsie Locke Writing Prize 2014

12/6/2014

The Elsie Locke Writing Prize, for original writing by students in years 7 and 8, commemorates Elsie Locke’s life, both as a writer and as a person who was concerned about peace, the environment, women’s issues, and community. The winner receives $250 together with a commemorative bookplate and certificate, and the story is published in a School Journal.  

Entries need to arrive by Monday, 4 August 2014.

Full details are available in the PDF to download: Elsie Locke (PDF 82KB)

Essay Competition – New Zealand’s Democratic Process – Y12–13

11/6/2014

The Association of Former Members of Parliament is promoting this essay competition to encourage secondary school students to think about ways to increase young people’s understanding and participation in the democratic process.

Competition closes 4 July. 
See Principals and HODs for details of entry and prize or enquire: former.members@clear.net.nz

The Immortal Beethoven

10/6/2014

Radio New Zealand Concert is presenting a festival of Beethoven during June and July 2014, when live concert recordings of all of the Piano Sonatas, String Quartets and Symphonies will be broadcast, with accompanying interviews and radio programmes featuring Beethoven. See The Immortal Beethoven collection of supporting content for links to documentaries, long-form interviews, reviews, podcasts, and live concert recordings.

E-newsletters for secondary middle leaders

10/6/2014

E-newsletters are usually distributed once per term to NZ secondary middle leaders. They include guidelines, teaching and learning strategies, latest information on standards alignment, feedback from national moderators, and information about upcoming regional workshops and cluster sessions.

If you are a middle leader or teacher in charge of a subject and are not receiving an e-newsletter for your learning area, please contact the learning area facilitator in your region.

Live online Q&A: Investing in Educational Success

5/6/2014

On 5 June 2014, a public online question and answer session was held on the Government’s Investing in Educational Success initiative. The initiative will support the creation of Communities of Schools as a way of strengthening collaboration between principals, teachers and schools in order to raise student achievement.

The questions and answers session was hosted by Dr Graham Stoop, the Ministry of Education’s Deputy Secretary responsible for Investing in Educational Success.

Although the session has ended, you can still view the questions and answers at https://crowdhall.com/h/233/#/h/233/.

Remember, you can email IES.team@minedu.govt.nz at any time with questions or comments about the Investing in Educational Success initiative.


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