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Welcome Back!

Nau mai, hoki mai! Welcome back! 

We hope the summer break has left you refreshed and ready to explore data wherever you and your students live around the motu.

There are a lot of changes with the curriculum refreshnumeracy, and NCEA assessment. Below are events to keep up to speed with developments.

Upcoming events

NCEA Level 1 Workshops: February 14 onwards
These online weekly support workshops will be led by NCEA Implementation Facilitators and regional subject associations.

World Wildlife Day: March 3
“Bringing nature into the classroom can kindle a fascination and passion for the diversity of life on earth and can motivate a sense of responsibility to safeguard it.” – Sir David Attenborough
See the Department of Conservation’s motivational Meet the Locals videos.

Boosting Data Fluency project
Explore the wide range of curated datasets and dynamic data visualisations from WestEd and CODAP. Suitable for Year 7 classes and up.

CensusAtSchool Survey
Remember the CensusAtSchool biennial survey is open until the end of 2024! Make a plan for your class to take part.

Statistics Teachers’ Day Numeracy Resources
Julie Park and Tom Lin from Epsom Girls’ Grammar School presented a numeracy workshop for junior classes. See their resources.

University courses for high-achieving students
Have your students been involved in accelerated courses at school and/or passed Level 3 calculus credits in year 12? Is their ability in mathematics or statistics such that they would like an enrichment course while concurrently doing year 13 work?

There is a range of offerings from Universities around the motu, you do not have to be in the region to participate:

Interested in learning R?

Enjoy the rest of the summer at school!

Nga mihi nui
Rachel, Anne, Pip, and Chris