Reference

New Zealand

Sites

* CINCH Christchurch
Community information for Christchurch and the surrounding areas.
* Any Questions
Feature live librarians online helping kids find and use quality internet sources for their homework, and help build students' search and information skills.
* Apprentice Training New Zealand
Co-ordination of apprenticeships, especially engineering, baking and plastics
* ARAS (Adult Reading Assistance Scheme)
ARAS is a not-for-profit organisation which provides adult literacy and numeracy assistance on a one-to-one and/or small group basis, at no direct cost to the student. ARAS is a member of Literacy Aotearoa and trains volunteer tutors to work with adult students on a one-to-one basis to assist them to improve their literacy and numeracy skills.
* Architects Education and Registration Board
* Circulars online
All Early Childhood, Schooling and Industrial Relations circulars issued by the Ministry of Education
* Computers in New Zealand schools
Computers in New Zealand Schools is New Zealand's only magazine for teachers, from pre-school to tertiary level, who use computers and the Internet in the classroom. The journal publishes articles, many by teachers themselves, on all aspects of computers in education, with emphasis on practical applications and on professional development.
* Danz in schools
This is the site for the Ministry of Education's National Secondary Schools Arts Coordination Project - Dance.
* Deaf Education Aotearoa New Zealand (DEANZ) Matauranga Taringa Noa Iho Aotearoa
* edCentre
Online gateway to education information. It provides access to educational services and advice for organisations and people at all stages of their lives.
* Education @ Te Puna Web Directory
Links to New Zealand organisations and information.
* Education Counts
The goal of Education Counts is to increase the availability and accessibility of education statistics and research. Access statistical data, quantitative information and research about the education sector.
* Education Forum
association of individuals who have a common concern for the future direction of New Zealand education.
* Environmental Education Directory
The directory contains resources relating to the sustainable management of the New Zealand environment. It contains New Zealand produced material and has been devised for practical use by teachers, councils and community groups or individuals.
* Future Problem Solving (FPS)
Future Problem Solving is a year long programme where students, working in teams, learn and apply a six-step problem solving process which provides them with the tools to tackle problems which they will meet throughout their life.
* Global Focus Aotearoa
Global Focus Aotearoa is a specialist provider of information and education on global and development issues. Provides access to a free lending library, magazines, teaching resources, email updates, training information and much more.
* Literacy Aotearoa New Zealand
* Modern Apprenticeships Ngā Pia Onāianei
new workbased education initiative for young people that combine the best of the apprenticeship tradition with a modern twist.
* Montessori Association of New Zealand Inc.(MANZ)
* National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications
* National Education Monitoring Project (NEMP)
* New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE)
NZARE is an association which welcomes all those with an interest in educational research. It aims to foster a high standard in the practice of educational research.
* New Zealand Association of Private Education Providers
* New Zealand Council for Educational Research
The New Zealand Council for Educational Research is an independent educational research organisation with a bicultural focus. We have an international reputation for producing quality educational research and research-based resources.
* New Zealand Education Gazette
Published fortnightly and contains all the teaching vacancies for New Zealand schools. It also publishes general notices and articles of interest to teachers in New Zealand.
* New Zealand Literacy Portal
The New Zealand Literacy Portal is designed to provide a knowledge base of adult literacy information contributed by both New Zealand and international organisations. It provides a rich source of information for all people in New Zealand interested in adult literacy.
* New Zealand Reading Association (NZRA)
The New Zealand Reading Association consists of regional councils which encourage membership of teachers, parents, and literacy educators.
* The Schooling Strategy 2005-2010
The government has developed a Schooling Strategy to improve social and academic outcomes for all students, by focusing attention on those factors that make the biggest difference for student learning. It has been developed with input from the schooling sector and community interests.
* Schools Terms and Holidays
Information on the school terms and holidays for all state and state integrated primary, intermediate, composite and secondary schools from 2010 through to 2014 inclusive. From the Ministry of Education.
* Secondary Principals' Association of New Zealand (SPANZ)
* State of Education in New Zealand
Annual publication presents a picture of New Zealand's education system with indicators on participation, achievement, effective teaching, labour market outcomes and resourcing across the early childhood, schooling and tertiary sectors.
* Statistics New Zealand Schools Corner
Schools Corner contains activities and information for teachers and students and teachers pages.
* Studyit: for NCEA students
"Your one stop site for achieving in NCEA. Find what you need to know, contact subject teachers, and get encouragement from other students."
* Te Hiringa i te Mahara
a resource for Māori secondary school teachers and contains all sorts of information, including links to Maori performing arts and culture
* Te Kaupapa Mātauranga Mō Te Iwi Māori Maori Education Trust
Māori Education Trust website and online scholarship applications portal.
* Te Kete Ipurangi - The Online Learning Centre.
TKI is a bilingual portal and web community which provides quality-assured educational material for teachers, school managers, and the wider education community. Initiative of the Ministry of Education Includes curriculum statements and teaching resources
* Teachers' Refresher Course Committee (TRCC) Komiti Whakahauora Kaiwhakaako
* teachers@work
Covers the impact of the web on education as well as reviewing web sites for educators.
* Team up
Team up with your kids, their teachers and your whānau to encourage and support your kids as they learn. Assistance for parents who want to be involved in their childs learning. Covers early childhood through to secondary school.
* Thumbs Up! An Introduction to New Zealand Sign Language
Communicative language resource designed to assist those teaching NZSL as an additional language to students in years 7 and 8 in English-medium schools. The resource also supports teacher learning. It is designed to help students and teachers express themselves in a new language and communicate with those who use NZSL in their daily lives.
* Training Opportunities Directory
for job-seekers usually 18 years and over usually with low qualifications who meet eligibility criteria. Training is fully subsidised. It offers the opportunity for people to learn new skills, and to make more of those they have, by gaining qualifications and 'hands-on' experience in real workplaces. There are at least 1500 programmes running throughout the country - all designed to help people achieve their employment goals. From the Tertiary Education Commission
* Workbase: the National Centre for Workplace Literacy & Language
An independent non-profit organisation that aims to improve the literacy, numeracy, language, information technology and communication skills of the New Zealand workforce.