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This section provides links to resources for principals and teachers, and includes links to popular topics such as National Standards, professional development, the New Zealand Curriculum, early childhood education and Ka Hikitia.
National Standards came into effect in English-medium schools with pupils in years 1 to 8 in 2010 and set clear expectations that students need to meet in reading, writing, and mathematics in the first eight years at school. Visit National Standards online for more information.
Visit National Standards online
Find out more about the Special Education study awards and scholarships available for 2012.
Following the recent instances of avian influenza A (H7N9) occurring in eastern China, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has updated its Safetravel website to include avian influenza information and advice to New Zealanders travelling. For those planning overseas travel, useful information including countries affected by avian influenza, staying safe and being prepared can be found at http://www.safetravel.govt.nz
The Ministry of Health has also updated influenza information contained on its website. Further information regarding avian influenza can be found at http://www.health.govt.nz/avian-influenza.
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Content last updated: 2 October 2014
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