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Ministry of Education.

Kaiapoi School’s teaching approach captures national attention

Associate Education Minister Jan Tinetti (top) watches on while Kaiapoi North School junior team leader Mel Poynter teaches new entrants.

Kaiapoi North School’s innovative approach to teaching literacy has enhanced teaching and learning. 

“The school’s approach revolved around phonetics, or sounding out letters and words, which ultimately led to improved spelling and writing, as well as reading.”

Read more about the school’s approach to teaching literacy and the recent visit by Associate Education Minister Jan Tinetti.

Published on: 21 Jul 2022


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