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Webinar: Navigating Assessment Online to get the best from the site – Wednesday 20 November 2019: 3.45 pm–4.45 pm

Webinar: Navigating Assessment Online to get the best from the site – Wednesday 20 November 2019: 3.45 pm–4.45 pm

6/11/2019

Can you easily find current information and resources about assessment?  

Do you know how to keep up with what’s relevant in times of “continuous disruptive change”?

Look no further, it’s time to visit Assessment Online on TKI!

This webinar will help build your capacity to access up-to-date and relevant assessment tools and resources designed for use in NZ classrooms.
This free online webinar will be hosted by the Assessment Online team, Brenda Crozier and Debra Ryan.
Register now >>

Webinar: Strengthening Local Curriculum – Wednesday 27 November 2019, 4pm–5pm

Webinar: Strengthening Local Curriculum – Wednesday 27 November 2019, 4pm–5pm

5/11/2019

This webinar will guide schools and kura on topics such as:

  • how to use the national curriculum to design schools/kura local curriculum
  • designing and developing effective local curriculum
  • how to develop and strengthen relationships – including with mana whenua - to co-design local curriculum
  • lessons learned from the Local Curriculum workshops in the first half of 2019. 

 A guest principal will also share how their school is designing local curriculum that meets the needs and aspirations of the learners and whānau.

Register here

When you register, share 1–2 questions you have on local curriculum. 

Registrations close Tuesday, November 26.

This webinar will be hosted by CORE Education on behalf of the Ministry of Education.

Teaching and learning Gagana Tokelau – new resources

4/11/2019

New resources to support the teaching and learning of the Tokelau language (gagana) as an additional language for Years 7 to 10 are being distributed to schools.

The Tokelau storybooks and teacher support materials support the Learning Languages area of The New Zealand Curriculum.

The teacher support materials can be found in the Pasifika languages section of TKI's Pasifika Education community and include activities and an English version of each story.

Diwali – festival of lights

29/10/2019

Diwali, also known as Deepavali, or the Festival of Lights, is a five day long Hindu celebration. 

Diwali in 2019 begins on the 27 October, and signifies the triumph of light over darkness, good over evil, and renewal of life.

NZ Curriculum Online offers ideas and resources for celebrating Diwali in your school.

VLN Primary School - Online Programmes 2020

23/10/2019

VLN Primary enrolments are now open for 2020:

Te reo Māori, Digital Technologies, Gifted & Talented, Learning Languages, Arts, Science, Maths, Literacy, & Life Skills.

Online classes & projects are open to any NZ children to participate from school or home. Children can participate independently, in small groups, or with their teachers in a whole class situation.

Find out more and register your interest online or contact primary@vln.school.nz with queries.

All NZ children are welcome to learn with the VLN Primary - Nau Mai, Haere Mai!

Enabling e-Learning newsletter - October 2019

18/10/2019

Read the latest updates in the newsletter from the Enabling e-Learning website.

Find out about free PLD, and programmes, digital tools, and resources available to help you and your school. 

Tokelauan Language Week/Te Vaiaho o te Gagana Tokelau 27 October–2 November 2019

18/10/2019

Tokelauan Language Week is being held from Sunday 27 October – Saturday 2 November 2019. 

Tokelauan Language Week provides the opportunity to introduce your students to the culture and language of Tokelau, helping to keep Gagana Tokelau alive in New Zealand. 

NZ Curriculum Online offers ideas and resources to help you learn the language and celebrate the culture of Tokelau with your students.

Technology Online webinar: The revised technology learning area: 31 October, 3.45–4.45 pm

Technology Online webinar: The revised technology learning area: 31 October, 3.45 pm–4.45 pm

15/10/2019

Come along on Thursday, 31 October, 3.45 pm–4.45 pm and hear Cheryl Pym describe and explore the revised technology learning area – understanding the curriculum change, including the strengthening of digital technologies.

At the webinar, there will also be time for you to ask Cheryl your questions.

Register here

Niue Language Week 13–19 October 2019

2/10/2019

Niue Language Week takes place from Sunday 13 October - Saturday 19 October 2019.

This resource page from The New Zealand Curriculum Online offers ideas and resources to help you celebrate Vagahau Niue Week at your school.

Build your confidence to teach financial capability

30/9/2019

To help you implement the Sorted in Schools online programme, we’re coming to a city near you! 

These workshops are open to all teachers and leaders and are completely FREE to attend.

From 6–14 November, Jill MacDonald (new relationship manager) and the team will be running training workshops in Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland, and Tauranga. These workshops will help you:

  • understand what financial capability is
  • navigate the Sorted in Schools website resources for years 9 and 10 financial capability 
  • unpack NZC/financial progressions 
  • build confidence around financial capability
  • talk about ways to implement it in your teaching programmes.  

View further details and register for a PLD November workshop...


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