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Webinar: Strengthening local curriculum

In late 2019, the Ministry of Education held a webinar focused on local curriculum design. This built on the local curriculum workshops held nationally throughout 2019 and more intensive workshops held in 80 schools.

You can view the webinar in its entirety, or explore sections that are of particular interest to you.

Download the local curriculum webinar slide deck:

PDF icon. Local Curriculum Webinar 2019 – slide deck (PDF, 6 MB)

Webinar evaluation report.

This webinar builds on the leading local curriculum guide series and the 2019 local curriculum workshops. Findings from an evaluation of the guides and workshops recommended that the Ministry continue to support schools to design local curriculum.

PDF icon. Evaluation of local curriculum guides and workshops (PDF, 2 MB)

Webinar clips

These short clips are suitable for professional development at staff or team meetings, to promote discussion and inspire you when reviewing and constructing your local curriculum.

1. How does the NZC vision underpin local curriculum?

2. How do we honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi in local curriculum design?

3. How do we give mana to Te Tiriti o Waitangi?

4. How do we begin to understand Te Tiriti relationships?

5. What practical steps can we take to ensure we are honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi in our schools?

6. How do schools partner with mana whenua?

Kāwhia School example told by principal Leanne Apiti.

7. How do you weave the NZC through your local curriculum and your classroom curriculum?

8. Where do we start with local curriculum review and design?

9. What are the key resources for local curriculum review and design?

10. What about support for dual medium, kura, and whare kura?

11. How do we create rich opportunities for learning?

12. What can we learn from schools that have localised their curriculum?

13. How are schools recording their local curriculum journey?

14. Why local curriculum?

Updated on: 13 Feb 2020