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What does effective pedagogy look like in your department?

Examples from practice

Teachers creating supportive learning environments

'Te Kotahitanga'. Duration 4:47
Carol Jarrett, HOD, Kelston Girls' College, discusses Te Kotahitanga principles and their application in leading change and classroom practice.

'Maths and the NZC'. Duration: 4:48
In this video Anna Cox, head of mathematics at St Hilda's Collegiate, discusses the curriculum review she led with her department.

Te Kotahitanga
Te Kotahitanga includes a large number of videos from schools that have participated in this programme.

Encouraging reflective thought and action

Raising Achievement: Using Google Docs for collaborative learning (Word, 29 KB)
In this article, Elizabeth O’Hagan, HOD social science from Aorere College in Auckland, explains how she has used Google Docs to raise student achievement in her senior classes.

Connections to prior learning and experience

NZC Update 9: Onslow College case study – Using evidence of prior learning
Wellington’s Onslow College collects data on its incoming students, covering: literacy and numeracy achievement; social, emotional, and family issues that may require intervention; cultural practices; and special learning needs (p.3).

NZC Update issue 9 (PDF, 2 MB)

Published on: 21 Jun 2012