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All blog posts tagged "community engagement"

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.

Oakura School – Homes for penguins.

Learning locally – Connecting kids to their community


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”.  

community engagement
curriculum design and review

Whose voices help to shape your local curriculum?


This blog provides ideas, questions, tools, and examples to help you design a local curriculum that reflects what is important to your community.

community engagement
curriculum design and review
māori achievement
student voice

Involving your community in curriculum design


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.

community engagement
curriculum design and review