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Tau Mai Te Reo | The Māori Language in Education Strategy has been refreshed

21/7/2020

Tau Mai Te Reo, the Māori Language in Education Strategy for all learners, has been refreshed as part of the Education Work Programme.

Tau Mai Te Reo is a cross-agency strategy for the education sector that sets out the goals the Ministry of Education is seeking to achieve, and provides a framework for coordinating programmes and services that support Māori language in education. 

It builds on the previous Tau Mai Te Reo, published in 2013. 

The strategy aims to provide breadth and depth of Māori language in education. 

All learners will be able to develop some level of Māori language skills to support our national identity, while learners in Māori Medium education will be able to develop very high levels of Māori language proficiency and use as they undertake their teaching and learning through te reo Māori. 

The refreshed strategy can be read in English, and te reo Māori, and can be downloaded as a visual A3 [PDF, 677 KB] 

Tau Mai Te Reo and Ka Hikitia are companion strategies and should be read in conjunction with each other.

Tau Mai Te Reo is a strategy for all learners, while Ka Hikitia is a strategy for all Māori learners.

Technology in the School Journal and Connected

20/7/2020

This section of Technology Online has links to School Journal and Connected articles that feature technology content.

Each item includes a summary and discussion starters that link to the technology indicators of progression, and where relevant, the progress outcomes.

There are also examples of stories and articles that relate to each strand of the technology learning area.

Figure It Out student activities

19/7/2020

Student activities from the Figure It Out books are now available online from nzmaths alongside the teachers' notes. You can browse the Figure It Out carousel to find them, or search for them using the nzmaths resource finder.

Beyond the classroom - updated

28/6/2020

The Beyond the classroom section of Enabling e-Learning has been updated with new and revised content.

Explore the opportunities and possibilities for schools to engage with families/whānau and the wider community – learning beyond the classroom, engaging with the community, place-based education, Te Taiao Ako, connecting with the families and communities of Pacific learnerssocial mediareal-time reporting, and much more.

In the Learning beyond the classroom section, read how you can use digital technologies to personalise learning, make connections, and support distance learning.

There are lots of resources to help you get started, along with stories from schools who share their approaches. 

Kahu Pūtoi

9/6/2020

Kahu Pūtoi is a collaborative online community for kaiako, tumuaki and kaiāwhina to create professional and curriculum peer-to-peer relationships with other kaiako and support each other to:

  • develop stronger te reo Māori programmes
  • share best practise and pedagogy
  • and provide real-time support in locally relevant contexts across the schooling sector at all levels.

Enabling e-Learning – Snapshots of Learning

28/5/2020

Would you like to find out how other NZ schools use digital technologies to support teaching and learning?

Enabling eLearning has Snapshots of learning that are real-life examples of effective classroom practice.

The collection from over 50 schools features a variety of topics, learning areas, and year levels. 

Home Learning | Papa Kāinga TV – supporting teachers and learners

22/5/2020

Home Learning | Papa Kāinga TV is continuing to support children and young people’s learning – whether they are at school or home.

New content is being added over the coming days, including Anika Moa leading the daily waiata (started 18 May), digital technology, and projects for junior and senior learners by Raranga Matihiko and the Learning Team at Te Papa Tongarewa (starting 28 May).

Teachers can now access details of the upcoming week’s lessons on the Learning From Home website so they can plan ahead, and incorporate the lessons into their teaching programmes.

Lesson plans will also be available through the site, which teachers can use and reuse to support teaching and learning.

The Covid-19 situation has highlighted that learning can take place anytime, anywhere – not just in the classroom, but at home, online, and outside, and in any blend of these contexts.

The lessons that have been developed and presented by teachers for Home Learning | Papa Kāinga TV will become part of a bank of resources that teachers, parents and learners will continue to have access to for some time to come.

What's new in LEOTC

12/5/2020

The Ministry were very impressed by the very high level of creativity and commitment of providers when we first went into lockdown. COVID-19 Level 4 forced everyone in New Zealand (including all those supporting student learning and wellbeing) to develop alternative ways of working and delivering their services. Our LEOTC providers were no exception!

We are still keen to help providers in their plans and can host links to your unique resources on our LEOTC page on TKI.

NCEA – Resources to support distance learning during COVID 19

7/5/2020

The Ministry of Education is providing resources to schools and teachers to support their NCEA students with distance learning.

The NCEA subject pages contain resources including online courses, adapted assessment resources, online resources that substitute learning that can't be done by distance, and details of print-on-demand resources.

Learning from home: Supporting maths learning at home

6/5/2020

NZ Maths has a collection of resources for parents and whānau to support their child’s maths learning at home.

View the introductory video, read the maths tips by year level, and use the task sheets to complete maths activities at home.

Task sheets are organised by levels and students may work across multiple levels at any point in time.

Includes years 1 -10.


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