This collection of resources is designed to support your work with learners in the English classroom.
An integrated system of support for learners and schools
This system connects the everyday resources and tools available to learners, teachers, leaders, and schools for targeted and supplementary support.
Learning with Digital Technologies professional development: Regional Ministry offices are managing school applications and allocation to the Ministry funded professional development programme.
Leading from the Middle: educational leadership for middle and senior leaders : This section on the Educational Leaders website describes the qualities, practices, and activities middle and senior leaders need to lead in ways that enhance learner outcomes.
Secondary student achievement initiative for English medium schools: Professional development is available for New Zealand secondary schools to help raise achievement for all students, and particularly for Māori and Pasifika students and those with special education needs.
National Library of New Zealand’s Services to Schools
The National Library of New Zealand’s Services to Schools is a detailed exploration of what it means to have a reading culture and the role adults play in creating, supporting, and extending reading in students' lives.
How do teachers create a supportive learning environment?
In this clip, Carol Jarrett from Kelston Girls' College discusses Te Kotahitanga principles, and their application as essential elements for effective teaching.
Professional learning groups
In this clip, Mandy Irwin explains Tapatoru, the professional learning process that supports the community of practice at Edgecumbe College.
English senior secondary curriculum guides
These guides have been designed to help teachers create quality teaching and learning programmes. They will support teachers in their planning for the alignment of standards to The New Zealand Curriculum.
e-asTTle is an online assessment tool, developed to assess students’ achievement and progress in reading, mathematics, writing, and in pānui, pāngarau, and tuhituhi. This site provides information about and access to the e-asTTle online learning and assessment tool
NCEA on TKI
A web page supporting the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA). From this page you will find NZQA quality assured assessment resources to support internally assessed Level 1, 2, and 3 registered achievement standards aligned with The New Zealand Curriculum (2007).
NZQA English resources
Registered standards and additional subject resources for English teachers
New Zealand Association for the Teaching of English (NZATE)
This is an essential site for secondary English teachers. It includes information about the national association and its regional affiliates along with subscription information. It also includes some links to other very useful English and Media sites.
Drama New Zealand
This site will be of interest to Drama and English teachers. It contains information about the national and regional associations, a list of publications, news of upcoming workshops and a growing number of useful drama-related links.
NZ Book Council
This is a dynamic organisation with a wide range of activities and programmes designed to promote books and reading by bringing readers, writers, publishers, editors and schools together.
New Zealand Reading Association
This site includes information about the association, its executive and regional affiliates. It also includes subscription information, links to related associations and information about conferences.
TESOLANZ -Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
The professional organisation for ESOL teachers at all levels.
International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY)
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is a non-profit organisation which represents an international network of people committed to bringing books and children together.
Published on: 13 Oct 2015