Improvement In Action Te Ahu Whakamua

Relationships for learning – McAuley High School

We let everyone know that we all have the brain power.  We all have the heart to go for something. Opportunity is open to everyone.

A learning community characterized by whanaungatanga and manaakitanga creates the challenge and support needed to develop learning to learn capabilities and achieve successful learning outcomes

This video illustrates

Domain 4: Responsive curriculum, effective teaching and opportunity to learn

Evaluation indicators

  • Students participate and learn in caring, collaborative, inclusive learning communities
  • Students learn, achieve and progress in the breadth and depth of The New Zealand Curriculum and/or Te Marautanga o Aotearoa 
  • Students have effective, sufficient and equitable opportunities to learn 

Key content

  • Students are conscious and caring of each other and seek to build a collective sense of belonging and acceptance
  • Students care extends to wanting to see everyone achieve
  • “Its not competing against each other, its competing for the whole group”

Things to think about

  • How do your students support each others opportunities to learn?
  • What might you encourage and enhance this process?