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- ACE papers
ACE Papers are published by the Auckland University Faculty of Education. They provide a forum for the dissemination and discussion of educational ideas, and present research and scholarship being undertaken by members of the Faculty. All issues available in full-text.
- Auckland Home Educators
Auckland Society of home educating parents facilitates the networking of home education information activities and expertise and negotiates on behalf of parents.
- BreakOut : awards, scholarships and grants for individuals
BreakOut is an FIS database containing details of awards, scholarships and grants available to New Zealand individuals for personal development, principally in academic, artistic, research and sporting fields. BreakOut is a subscriber-based service, though some libraries and other information centres around New Zealand subscribe to make it available to members of the public.
- Business NZ
Business New Zealand represents the interests of New Zealand's business and employing sectors. Site has media releases, submissions and statistics; commentaries on manufacturing; technology and IT; trade; economy and tax; education and training; employment relations; health and safety and the environment and energy.
Child Forum provides a forum for a wide exploration of issues and research relevant to the care and education of children from birth to school-leaving age. It is soon to be revised to focus only on research, especially in the areas of education and parenting.
- Christchurch School of Music Inc
Classes and facilities at the Christchurch School of Music. Includes audio downloads of CSM concerts.
- CINCH : Community INformation CHristchurch
Community INformation CHristchurch contains information on 5,702 organisations, 105 individuals and 1,903 programmes/courses in Christchurch and the surrounding districts.
- College of Education = Te Kupenga o Te Matauranga, Massey University
Information about the College, staff, departments, locations, online courses and student services. Also includes online resources for students and practising teachers, and online information on gifted education within New Zealand.
- College of Education = Te Kura Akau Taitoka
Information about the school; papers offered, including Internet-based papers; postgraduate programmes; staff; distance education; and primary and secondary teacher education. Also includes Learning Network New Zealand, a web resource for teachers.
- Computers in New Zealand schools
Computers in New Zealand Schools contains articles, many by teachers themselves, on all aspects of computers in education, with emphasis on practical applications and on professional development. Contents page for current issue available, together with back issue highlights.
- DEANZ : the New Zealand association for professionals working in flexible, open and networked education
About Distance Education Association of New Zealand. Back issues of newsletter and abstracts of journal articles available.
- Duffy books in homes
Site of the literacy programme for children inspired by the author Alan Duff. Includes information on how to become a part of the programme and teaching resources for schools, teachers and parents. Includes information and activities for children.
- Dyslexia Foundation of New Zealand : [web site]
DFNZ is an organisation committed to driving action and meaningful change for dyslexic New Zealanders. Provides information on dyslexia, its problems, supportive organisations and events. Contains media releases, newsletters, audio and video files.
- Early childhood folio : ECF
Provides contents pages and abstracts of papers for issues of Early Childhood Folio. Includes some links to sites providing background information on projects.
- edCentre : your online gateway to New Zealand education = Te tomokanga
Ministry of Education portal to information about education in New Zealand, from early childhood through to adult education. Provides access to educational services and advice for organisations, parents, learners, educators, people who govern schools, researchers and community groups.
- Education counts
Ministry of Education site provides information about educational statistics and research in New Zealand. Information is categorised based on different themes and children's ethnic backgrounds. It also includes information about education for children with disabilities.
- Education Directions
ED is an education policy and management consultancy site that provides information about topical education ideas, and provides links to New Zealand tertiary education. Documents available in PDF format include a statistical profile of PTEs; information about the PTE sector (April 2001), including the Cabinet paper supporting the PTE funding moratorium (Sept. 2001). Includes a blog (from Feb. 2010), main blogger is Dave Guerin.
- Education New Zealand
The web site provides general information on studying in New Zealand with a section for international students. There is also a comprehensive list of New Zealand education providers with contact information and links to other sites which give further information on education in New Zealand.
- Faculty of Education = Te Whānau o Ako Pai : [web site]
About the faculty at Victoria University and its staff and the qualifications and courses it offers.
- Faculty of Education
University of Auckland's School of Education, its staff, academic and research groups.
- Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network : KAREN
Information about KAREN, a telecommunications link for New Zealand educators, researchers and innovators. Includes news, fora, events, case studies and a resource library.
- Kiwi Can
Kiwi Can is a life skills and values programme for Year 1-8 students run in primary and intermediate schools across New Zealand.
- Learning as Families
Hamilton-based home schooling support group site provides research on home schooling methodology, legal issues in New Zealand and links to local groups.
- Learning Centre Trust of New Zealand
The Trust is committed to enabling learning environments, to take full advantage of the emerging electronic technologies. Site gives details of various projects.
- Marist Brothers : New Zealand Province
Marist Brothers, New Zealand Province, also covers the South Pacific - Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa and Tonga. Order aims to give children a Christian education. Outlines functions, beliefs, training and history especially of their founder (Marcellin Champagnat).
- Ministry of Education = Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga
Site has information for parents, educators, administrators and students and describes each of the educational sectors governed by the Ministry. Also has overview of the Ministry, goals, mission, aims and statistics, including official documents.
- Modern apprenticeships : the talent of a new generation at work = Ngā pia onāianei
Aimed at young people between the ages of 16 and 21, Modern Apprenticeships combine on-the-job learning with academic work towards a National Certificate in their chosen industry at levels 3 and/or 4 of the National Qualifications Framework. The site offers details of the scheme for both potential employers and employees. Administered by the Tertiary Education Commission.
- National Association of Media Educators
The New Zealand education sector professional organisation supporting the cause of media education. The site describes N.A.M.E., lists news and events; provides information on media studies, an online version of the newsletter Script, and links to relevant sites.
- NEiTA Foundation presents teaching awards
Presents current and previous Australian Scholarships Group teaching award winners in Australia and New Zealand. Includes nomination rules and instructions for nominating teachers.
- New Zealand Association of Science Educators : NZASE
Site includes information about the NZASE Certificate in Science scheme and teaching resources for the Certificate courses and information on ethics and safety in teaching science.
- New Zealand curriculum
Statement of official policy relating to teaching and learning in English-medium New Zealand schools. Its principal function is to set the direction for student learning and to provide guidance for schools as they design and review their curriculum.
- New Zealand education gazette
The New Zealand Education Gazette is the official circular of the Ministry of Education. This site offers an Internet alternative for readers. As well as holding the information from current and past issues of the Gazette, including information on vacancies and notices, the online Gazette offers a variety of new features and will be continuously updated, providing faster access to new notices and vacancies. Vacancies will be available on the site within two working days of their submission.
- New Zealand educational theses database
Searchable database containing over 9000 Doctoral, Masters and Diploma theses in education topics about New Zealand and by New Zealanders.
- New Zealand journal of educational leadership / New Zealand Educational Administration & Leadership Society
New Zealand Journal Of Educational Leadership is published by New Zealand Educational Administration & Leadership Society. It is a refereed, international journal, which aims to highlight new knowledge and important ideas in leadership from New Zealand and from elsewhere in the world. Full text of selected articles is available.
- New Zealand journal of research in performing arts and education : nga mahi a rehia
Peer-reviewed academic e-journal published by Drama New Zealand in association with the University of Canterbury. Articles address issues concerning the performing arts and education in New Zealand. All articles available in full-text.
- New Zealand journal of teachers' work : NZJTW
A national peer-reviewed journal containing articles of interest to early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary teachers. Aims to disseminate New Zealand research on and by teachers and also other articles on current issues which may be of interest to teachers. All issues are available in full text.
A database of educational institutions (schools and universities) and course profiles for overseas students. Includes what it is like to study in New Zealand and information about the country. Some information also available in Japanese, Korean and Indonesian.
- Nexus Research Group
School-based research organisation in the Taranaki Region, facilitating discovery and original research in science and technology areas for children and adults. Access to projects, teachers' resources and publications.
- NZ Association for Environmental Education : NZAEE : educating for sustainability = te mauri o te taiao
The NZAEE provides a network and framework to promote environmental education initiatives in New Zealand. Details of news, current programmes, and resources available.
- NZ home education
An on-line community for Kiwi home educating families and support groups. The website provides information about the site and aspects of home education. Online resources are available; also lists and reviews of hard-copy resources. Information for families and regional information is included.
- NZ Open Learning home study courses
Site of New Zealand Open Learning, a branch of the British company UK Open Learning, which sells courses provided by awarding bodies recognised by the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority. Contains the prices and details of courses sold, general information for students, a news section and special offers.
- Outward Bound
Discusses the activities and aims of the Trust and the courses it runs for developing physical and mental stamina in the outdoors.
- Peace Foundation
Information and resources, including those for youth in Young Peace Foundation section and Cool Schools Programme.
- Pearson Education New Zealand
Publisher of educational products for the higher education and schools markets. Includes catalogue, ordering information and information for authors.
- Pete McDonald
Contains articles on outdoor education from a New Zealand perspective, including risk management. They build on themes from Pete McDonald's book, 'Climbing Lessons: Inside Outdoor Education.' 1997.
- Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia
Site of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia includes information on membership, resources and conferences.
- PPTA on-line
The Post Primary Teachers' Association Te Wehengarua is the professional body which represents teachers in secondary, area and intermediate schools, technicraft centres, community education and itinerant music positions. The site has: news, programmes, activities and a members query area. There is a links page.
- Realise the Dream
Realise the Dream showcases the work of intermediate and high school students who have achieved excellence in research and technological practice. Information for participants, and details about making nominations.
- Resource teachers : learning and behaviour
RTLB site provides information for clusters' governance and management groups, RTLB policy and toolkit. Includes news, resources and articles on professional learning.
- School enrolment zones : your guide to how they work and where they are
Provides information about individual schools in New Zealand and their enrolment zone details. Also includes general information about schooling in New Zealand, frequently asked questions and links to related sites.
- School of Education homepage
University of Waikato's School of Education: staff; programmes, including graduate studies and leisure studies; and staff research areas and projects.
- School of Education, AUT
Outlines the business of the School which focuses on teacher education: courses, research, consultancy work. Includes student information: maps, news and events, staff profiles.
- Science postcards : science exploration through stories
A science resource intended to encourage the development of scientific exploration through children's literature. Uses picture books as a basis for science teaching with lesson plans and links to the science curriculum.
- Set : research information for teachers
Provides contents pages and abstracts of papers for issues of Set:Research Information for Teachers.
- Stars : helping students make a safe transitions into high school
Details of the Foundation for Youth Development programme.
- Study Auckland
Information about education at all levels in the Auckland area. Also includes a practical guide to living in Auckland.
- TAKOA : te aka Kumara o Aotearoa : a directory of Māori organisations and resource people
Website of TAKOA. The directory can be ordered online. Information about scholarships available through various sources, iwi map and Māori canoe resource.
- Teacher resources
Part of the Auckland Museum's Education Services, gives access to the education resources which are related to the galleries and exhibitions. The information kits, available in pdf format, are indexed in broad subject categories and also listed in relation to specific exhibition topics.
- Teacherswork.ac.nz : growing through critical reflection and action--
Designed to support New Zealand teachers in their work. Disseminates information with a specific focus on the New Zealand context. Includes: Journal of teachers' work, contents pages for popular NZ journals, reviews of NZ books, NZ educational policy and links to NZ educational sites.
- Teaching & Learning Research Initiative : nāu i whatu te kākahu, he tāniko taku
The TLRI is a research group which manages projects on teaching and learning initiatives. Includes details about the organisation; newsletter; reports; discussion papers and publications and information on funding applications.
- TeachNZ = Akona a Aotearoa
A unit of the New Zealand Ministry of Education. Site includes information about the New Zealand school system, details of teacher training courses, information for overseas trained teachers and teachers returning to the workforce.
- TEAM solutions : total education, advice and management : me whakakotahi- ahu whakamua
Auckland College of Education's site for professional development of teachers. Has curriculum details, access to teacher resources and links to professional organisations.
- Transpower Neighbourhood Engineers Awards
Prize for the most innovative collaboration between school students, teachers and volunteer engineers. Provides information about the awards, how to enter, the judging criteria and examples of projects undertaken by past winners.
- Waikato journal of education = Te hautaka mātauranga o Waikato / University of Waikato = Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato
Waikato Journal Of Education is published by the School of Education, University of Waikato. It is an annual refereed journal, and publishes articles in the broad field of education. Contents pages of all issues are available.
- Workbase : supporting workforce literacy
Site of the New Zealand Centre for Workforce Literacy Development. Includes details of the services they offer to business and industry as well as online records.