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Each year, we choose new projects to support, helping them with funding and development. You can read about them here…
SUPPORTED PROJECTS – 2019
This charitable trust is busy developing and delivering resources to improve science programmes in New Zealand's primary schools
Developing a more impactful way of providing guidance to new teachers, to ensure they receive more support and mentoring
This initiative involves understanding the strengths of each student and building the capacity of teachers to work effectively with diverse learners.
SUPPORTED PROJECTS – 2018
A partnership with a speech language therapist is enabling teachers to explore how they can improve pupils' language skills of new entrants
A pilot programme for Year 9 students aims to improve engagement and enrolment in STEM subjects among Māori girls in particular.
Micro-credentialing in secondary school classrooms aims to make the language of NCEA assessment more engaging for students and their parents.
Through an innovative reporting tool, Gisborne teacher Darcy Fawcett is working to help teachers evaluate their initiatives and improve student outcomes.