Learning in a Covid-19 World

Te Kahu Whakahaumaru: Māori continue to show resilience across Māori-medium education

Te Kahu WhakahaumaruIn Aotearoa, Māori-medium education experienced significant disruption when the outbreak of Covid-19 forced kura to close their doors, and whānau and kaiako to adjust to home schooling and distance learning.

Among the many challenges were access to technology and resources with Māori communities among the most affected.

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How early childhood education services helped children and their whānau

How early childhood services helped children and their whānauEarly childhood education services had to quickly adapt to changing requirements and periods of uncertainty due to Covid-19. During lockdown, services had to transition to supporting children to learn from their homes. After lockdown, they had to support children to reutrn to services and contunue their learning in a Covid-19 world. This summary highlights the efforts of early childhood services to support students and their whānau.

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How schools have stepped up to support students and whānau

How schools have stepped up to support students and whānauThe ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused significant disruption for students across New Zealand, due to lockdowns, social distancing and ongoing uncertainty. The Education Review Office interviewed 750 schools and surveyed over 2500 principals and teachers across the country, from May through to September 2020, to understand how they have responded. This summary highlights how schools have supported students and their whānau in the face of Covid-19.

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How school leadership rose to the challenge

How school leadership rose to the challengePrincipals and school leaders have taken on a lot of responsibility during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Education Review Office interviewed principals and board chairs and surveyed 1777 principals across the country from May through to September 2020 to understand how they have responded. This summary highlights how those school leaders rose to the challenge. 

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