Phase one workshops

Below are links and downloads from phase one of the National Standards
workshops run in term 1 2010

Powerpoint presentations and documents

Download powerpoint presentations from workshop 1


National Standards

National Standards homepage
Key information
Fact sheets
Note particularly the fact sheet about special needs students and plain language reporting
Question and Answers
Reporting to parents, family, whānau
Self-review tools
Professional learning modules

Faculty of Education. (2010) Te Kuaka magazine. National Standards - the ongoing debate Issue 1 pp5-7.

The New Zealand Curriculum

The New Zealand Curriculum homepage
QTR&D stories
(Teaching as inquiry with a focus on Māori and
Pasifika with several being literacy or maths


NZ Maths homepage


Literacy Online homepage
Literacy Learning Progressions (LLP)


Assessment Online homepage
Note particularly the Assessment tool selector

English language learners

ESOL Online homepage
English Learning Language Progressions

Special needs learners

Fact sheet
“Through Different Eyes”
A resource designed for teachers working with special needs students


Educational leaders homepage
Kiwi Leadership for Principals document
Ka Hikitia
Pasifika Education Plan

Faculty of Education. (2010) Te Kuaka magazine. School leadership, when only the BESt will do Issue 1 2010, pp20-21

Home School Partnerships (HSP)

HSP homepage

Education Review Office (ERO)

Managing Professional Learning and Development in Primary Schools May 2009

Best Evidence Synthesis (BES)

BES documents homepage
School Leadership and Student Outcomes: What Works and Why Best Evidence Synthesis: BES (2009)
Teacher Professional Learning and Development: Best Evidence Synthesis Iteration: BES (2007)
The Complexity of Community and Family Influences on Children's Achievement in New Zealand: BES (2003)