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OATE Update (Otago)

OATE Update (Otago) Our annual OATE ‘Big Day Out’ was a great success and enjoyed by an enthusiastic 90-odd members, as a well anticipated and timely catch up in what was certainly an eventful year. Held in the last week of school for the year, we enjoyed an engaging keynote address from Professor Liam McIlvanney, …

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PLD Committee

PLD Committee   Firstly, I’m very pleased to welcome three additional members to the PLD Committee – Jane Dewar, Chris Rayward and JoAnn Wordsworth. We’re delighted to be able to welcome three such fine practitioners and look forward to their contributions. The main focus of the PLD sub-committee so far in 2021 has been developing …

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A message from Nigel Mitchell, Learning Area Lead English

A message from Nigel Mitchell, Learning Area Lead English One of the things the Ministry heard from the public engagement in 2018 was that teachers are having to spend too much time assessing, leaving too little time for teaching and learning. Teaching has become hamstrung by Achievement Standards.  But what does that really look like? …

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Gareth Ward

Read the World – Gareth Ward “The Russian Ratastrophy”

NZATE IS PROUD TO OFFER A RANGE OF RESOURCES DESIGNED BY ENGLISH TEACHERS, FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS PARTNER oRGANISATION RESOURCES Read the World – Gareth Ward “The Russian Ratastrophy” Designed as a classroom teaching tool, the resource includes exercises for students to develop their close reading and creative writing skills with accompanying teaching notes, and videos …

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