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NEW Junior Journal 62


In schools and online now. PDFs of all the texts in this issue of the Junior Journal are available online as well as teacher support materials (TSM) and audio for the following:   ... Read more »

May ESOL Update online now


Here is a link to the web version of the May ESOL Update, sent to schools this week.  News update – English for speakers of other languagesIn this update: Period 1 funding ... Read more »

February ESOL Update online now


Here is a link to the web version of the February ESOL Update, sent to schools this week.  https://a.smartmailpro.com/webv/laddb1pqit ... Read more »

ESOL funding applications – Zoom sessions next week


Funding applications for English for Speakers of Other Languages for Terms 1 and 2, 2021 are due by Monday 1 March. Please update the 2020 Period 2 (Terms 3 and 4) status list ... Read more »

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) funding application professional support – Zoom information sessions

The Ministry of Education ESOL team will be hosting two optional Zoom sessions explaining how to apply for ESOL funding. The 45 minute sessions will begin with a step-by-step explanation of how to apply for ESOL funding followed by an opportunity for Q & As.

These sessions are targeted at those who are new to the role of applying for ESOL funding, or those who would like a refresher. Those who are familiar with the ESOL funding process do not need to attend.

The Zoom sessions will be held:

3:30 – 4:15pm, Wednesday 17 February 2021

3:30 – 4:15pm, Thursday 18 February 2021

You only need to attend one of the two sessions, as both sessions will cover the same information.

This is an open invite and anyone is welcome to attend. Please pass on the details to colleagues who may be interested.

You do not need to register for these sessions. If you are interested in attending, we recommend you block out the time in your calendar as a reminder. Please join the Zoom link to the session you wish to attend at the time specified above.

Elsie Locke Writing Prize Winner 2020


We are delighted to share the 2020 winner of the Elsie Locke writing prize. The topic for 2020 was, “Life as a new New Zealander” and the winning entry was highly original, expertly ... Read more »

New NCEA Education website


The new  NCEA Education website launched last week as part of the resources to support the regional roll-out of the Accord Teacher Only Day 2020.   As the new home for NCEA, the website ... Read more »

Have your say: Draft NCEA Literacy & Numeracy standards


The Ministry of Education is seeking feedback on the draft English-medium Literacy & Numeracy Assessment Standards that have been developed as part of the NCEA Change Package.The standards will guide the design ... Read more »

November ESOL Update


Here is a link to the web version of the November ESOL Update:https://a.smartmailpro.com/webv/stg2eju2gt ... Read more »

TESSOL tuition fees scholarship applications extended


TESSOL tuition fees scholarship applications extended The closing date for TESSOL tuition fees scholarship applications for 2021 has been extended until 30 November 2020.   There are a small number of spaces remaining ... Read more »


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