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This blog contains many ideas and resources for talking about the curriculum in your school. Click on the find more link to see the full blog posts.

Celia Fleck.

Creating a connected curriculum

25/07/19

In this blog, Celia Fleck explains the importance of making connections in your local curriculum and offers practical suggestions on how you can connect your learners to the health and physical education learning area.

Tags:
coherence
curriculum design and review
health and physical education
Jo Henderson.

Celebrating Samoan culture and identity

21/07/19

Jo Henderson is a teacher of year 5 and 6 students at Papakowhai School. In this blog, Jo shares her thoughts on cultural diversity and explains how she and her students recently celebrated Samoan Language Week.

Tags:
community engagement
cultural diversity
curriculum design and review
Pasifika
Oakura School – Homes for penguins.

Learning locally – Connecting kids to their community

04/06/19

Are you looking for ways to explore and develop your local curriculum? One way to get started is to identify the rich learning opportunities that exist in your own community. This blog offers some ideas, stories, and questions to help your students “learn locally”.  

Tags:
community engagement
curriculum design and review
Leslee Allen.

Some misunderstandings about play

15/04/19

Leslee Allen, principal of Kaurihohore School, is an advocate and practitioner of play based learning. In this blog, Leslee responds to three common misunderstandings about play. This is the third blog in a three part series about learning through play.

Tags:
Curriculum
primary
student outcomes
Students in dress ups.

Beginning a journey into play

19/03/19

Leslee Allen, principal of Kaurihohore School, is an advocate and practitioner of play based learning. In this blog, Leslee shares key considerations for teachers who are interested in beginning a journey into play.

Tags:
Curriculum
primary
student outcomes
student building hut

Learning through play – What's it all about?

20/02/19

This blog explores what learning through play is all about and shares how some schools are designing a play based curriculum.

Tags:
Curriculum
primary
Greg Fenton, principal of Havelock North High School.

Lifelong learners at Havelock North High

18/09/18

Greg Fenton, principal of Havelock North High School, shares some of the highlights from his recent sabbatical where he explored how to further engage students in lifelong learning.

Tags:
curriculum design and review
key competencies
Greg Fenton, principal of Havelock North High School.

Lifelong learners at Havelock North High

18/09/18

Greg Fenton, principal of Havelock North High School, shares some of the highlights from his recent sabbatical where he explored how to further engage students in lifelong learning.

Tags:
curriculum design and review
key competencies

Involving your community in curriculum design

05/01/16

When approaching school-based curriculum design the involvement of your school community is crucial. NZC Online recently asked questions through social media about where we could help schools with school-based curriculum design and community engagement. At the heart of all your responses were questions around implementation, sustainability, and longevity. 

This blog highlights stories from New Zealand schools as an impetus for discussion in your school context. Resources and ideas are provided to help you explore implementation, sustainability, and longevity of your school community engagement.

Tags:
community engagement
curriculum design and review
Take a guided tour sign.

Reviewing your curriculum – A guided tour

15/08/14

Reviewing your curriculum is an online space that provides access to information, research, tools, suggested areas of focus, and inspirational stories to support schools in the process of curriculum design and review. This blog post explains what is on offer within the four key sections of the new package.

Tags:
curriculum design and review
local curriculum

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