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Precision in Writing Kāhui Ako Workshop

August 11, 2020

On Thursday 6th August, we kicked off this term's PLD opportunities with a writing workshop that focused on encouraging…

Oral Language Term 3 2020

July 31, 2020

Hosted by our wonderful colleagues at Mountview Primary, the Oral Language Initiative for the CoL was reinvigorated with…

Term 3 2020 PLD Opportunities

July 19, 2020

Term 3 2020 PLD Opportunities include workshops on Write that Essay Pedagogy and on developing Learner Agency. All welcome!

WTE Pedagogy Catch Up Workshop 2020

June 17, 2020

After being delayed during the lockdown, we finally managed to run this year's catch up workshop with new staff to our Kāhui…

Writer's Toolbox

June 5, 2020

During the year, a number of schools throughout the Taupō Kāhui Ako have signed their students up to the Writer's Toolbox.…

Thank you from Taupō Kāhui Ako

March 31, 2020

Many thanks to all of our schools, centres, staff and learners for your patience and support during the recent steps towards…

Write that Essay Catch Up Workshop 2020

March 17, 2020

POSTPONED FOR NOW. In Week 1 of Term Two, we will be offering a workshop to all new staff in our Kāhui Ako schools. This…

Oral Language PLD 'Tools 4 Teachers' February 2020

February 14, 2020

On 13th and 14th of February, ECE and primary school teachers, leaders, principals and centre managers came together for…

Tūwharetoa Cultural Awareness PLD 2020

January 20, 2020

POSTPONED FOR NOW. Excitingly, in 2020 Miriama and her team will be offering professional learning opportunities to help…

WTE Modelled Lessons at Taupo Primary School

December 11, 2019

WTE Modelled Lessons at Taupo Primary School last Monday. The children demonstrated a strong knowledge of the different…

WTE Community Facebook Group

December 4, 2019

Excitingly, WTE have set up a Facebook group for schools participating in WTE programmes to share practice and collaborate.…

Oral Language PLD 2020

November 26, 2019

Early in Term 1, our Oral Language facilitators along with ASLs will be hosting the first two days of our PLD for 2020.…

Sentence Essentials and WTE at Wairakei Primary School

November 18, 2019

ASLs visited Wairakei Primary School On Monday 18th November to work with their wonderful Year 1 & 2 students. Our main…

Literacy Leaders' Hui November 2019

November 12, 2019

Collaboration and sharing was paramount at the recent Literacy Leaders' Hui on Tuesday 12th November. Literacy Leaders,…

Modelling WTE at Mountview Primary School

November 10, 2019

Over the last few weeks, ASLs and classroom teachers from Mountview Primary School have collaborated to create some simple,…

WTE at Whakamaru Primary School

November 8, 2019

On Monday 4th and Wednesday 6th November, ASLs were invited to work with the awesome teaching team at Whakamaru Primary.…

'Going for Gold' Writing Taupō nui a Tia College

October 17, 2019

On Tuesday 15th October, selected Year 11, 12 and 13 students spent a day working with our WTE facilitator Jo Morris and…

Taupo Intermediate Creative Writing

September 25, 2019

Following on from the WTE precision workshop in Room 13, today our focus was on structuring a piece of Creative Writing…

Taupo Primary Writing/Whanau Evening

September 25, 2019

Last Thursday evening, the Year 4 syndicate at Taupo Primary held a pizza and writing evening for their target writing students…

Experimenting with Expansion at Taupō Intermediate School

September 23, 2019

Room 7 spent the morning with Across School Leaders and their teacher Miss Garland learning about the importance of expanding…