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News of August 2022

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Report on the support for English language learners out now


This report shares the findings of the evaluation of the nature and efficacy of the Ministry of Education’s (the Ministry’s) funding and support for English Language Learners (ELLs) in primary, intermediate, and ... Read more »

Action plans to address literacy & numeracy outcomes launched


Associate Ministers of Education Jan Tinetti, Kelvin Davis, and Aupito William Sio launched the Literacy & Communication and Maths Action Plans (for English-medium learning pathways) and the draft Action Plan for Hei ... Read more »

Reading for joy at Rangikura School


Read about a recent Book Week celebration at Rangikura School saw ākonga writing, illustrating, and reading with working authors and illustrators.To book an author visit to your school, and learn more about ... Read more »

Toitoi 28 is out now!


The latest copy of Toitoi is out now.Toitoi publishes original work from New Zealand writers and artists aged between 5 and 13 years-old. It links learning across the key subject areas of ... Read more »

From shopping lists to jokes on the fridge...


From shopping lists to jokes on the fridge – 6 ways parents can help their primary kids learn to write wellRead more about how teachers can share with whānau the ways they ... Read more »

Celebrate National Poetry Day 26 August!


Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2022 will be held on 26 August 2022! It is a day to celebrate poets and poetry across Aotearoa. The day marks a call to action – share the ... Read more »

New Junior Journal & CHAPTERS book


From mid-September, we will be distributing a new chapter book to support the transition to reading longer texts for ākonga in Year 3, followed by an additional book released in 2023 and another ... Read more »

How to encourage teens to read


Read this article to discover research informed strategies to encourage your learners to read. Top tips: silent reading for pleasure model positive attitudes give learners a chance to build the cognitive stamina  build ... Read more »

Ben Brown: Making Stories – new documentary


In a new short documentary by Frank Film on Stuff –  Ben Brown: Making Stories – Ben talks about his role as Te Awhi Rito and why stories are everything.Looking for other stories and ... Read more »

National Library newsletter out now!


Read the latest National Library newsletter.It has links to some resources that you may find useful. ... Read more »


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