News in December 2018

Top-up LAT grants

The criteria for applications to the Recruitment, Retention and Responsibility (3R) National Fund are now broader.More primary, area and secondary schools can now apply for a financial grant to top-up pay when employing a Limited Authority to Teach (LAT) teacher.LAT teachers supplement the education workforce. They often have industry experience – for...

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Local curriculum support

The Ministry of Education is providing a package of support for local curriculum in early 2019 including workshops with teacher-release time, guidance, and tools.You can find details of this support on NZ Curriculum Online: Local curriculum package of support for 2019

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Sabbatical reports added November 2018

The sabbatical reports published in November were: Secondary and area NCEA Approaches to NCEA that might more readily engage students. Grant Jones, Newlands College  Modern learning environment (MLE) Impact of teaching and learning in a MLE on student achievement. Christopher Rooney, Liston College  Primary SOLO taxonomy How SOLO can help students articulate their learning steps, strengths and goals. Lynne...

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