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News of June 2019

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New guides on the Inclusive Education website with practical strategies for teachers


The Inclusive Education website has three new online guides for schools and early childhood centres.

  • Supporting learners with acquired brain injury – Strategies and suggestions for schools and teacher to support students' recovery and a return to learning following a concussion or other acquired brain injury.
  • Asthma and learning – Practical strategies for teachers and early childhood educators to create an asthma-friendly learning environment.
  • Allergies and learning – Practical approaches for teachers and early childhood educators to ensure the wellbeing of those at risk of anaphylaxis and allergies.

Tuia Mātauranga 2019 education programme - curated resources


A collection of curated online resources is now available via the Tuia Mātauranga website as part of the Tuia Mātauranga 2019 education programme.

These resources are intended to help you explore the themes of the commemoration, and provide further background.

The resources can be searched by topic, theme, and migration. 

Survey - Improving digital support for curriculum planning and resources

Survey - Improving digital support for curriculum planning and resources



We’d like to hear your ideas about how we could improve TKI.

We know Te Kete Ipurangi needs improvement, and is based on technology that needs updating. Your input will help us make the best possible job of improving online curriculum planning and resource support in the future.

We also know your time is precious. Sharing your views will take less than 5 minutes.

If you’d like to provide richer feedback, you can opt for the full online survey that should take under 15 minutes. Comments are optional on both.

Share your thoughts (select the 5 or 15 minute survey from the welcome page).

This survey closes at midnight on Sunday 23rd June.

Raranga Matihiko | Weaving digital futures


The Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures programme aims to empower ākonga/kaiako to think, challenge, and create with digital technologies in authentic integrated experiences. Students solve real-world problems, while enriching their knowledge of their communities and regions. 

Te Papa has partnered with Te Kōngahu Museum of Waitangi, Tamaki Paenga Hira Auckland War Memorial Museum, and MTG Museum in Hawkes Bay to deliver this programme in the Northland, Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, and Wellington regions for all decile 1–3 schools and kura.

Book or inquire about the programme at rarangamatihiko@tepapa.govt.nz.

The newly launched website has a growing range of teaching and learning resources available to all. 

Matariki – the Māori New Year


Matariki is the Māori name for a group of stars known as the Pleiades star cluster. The Māori New Year is marked by the rise of this star cluster and the sighting of the next new moon. 

In 2019, the Matariki cluster will set on 27 May and return from 25-28 June. The Matariki period is 25 June-3 July. 

Matariki provides an opportunity for students to explore the values of diversity, community, and participation, and respect for self and others.

New Zealand Curriculum Online has many suggestions for celebrating Matariki with students and their communities, and has links to supporting websites and resources.