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Ministry of Education.

Professional support

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This collection of resources is designed to support your work with learners in the English classroom.

Professional Learning

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.

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.

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.

Ministry resources

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

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

Other agencies

New Zealand

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.

Read NZ Te Pou Muramura
Helps grow generations of readers by advocating for reading in Aotearoa New Zealand and delivering programmes that incentivise reading and writing in schools and communities.

TESOLANZ – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
The professional organisation for ESOL teachers at all levels. 


The National Council of Teachers of English (USA)

International Literacy Association

The National Association for the Teaching of English (UK)

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. 

Australian Association for the Teaching of English

Updated on: 09 Dec 2020