Improvement In Action Te Ahu Whakamua

Learners contribute to curriculum design - Manurewa Central School

They value being asked. They value knowing that you want to know what they have to say.

Engaging in multiple strategies to elicit and respond to student voice ensures that students have direct input into curriculum design.

This video illustrates

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

Evaluation indicator

  • Students learn, achieve and progress in the breadth and depth of The New Zealand Curriculum and/or Te Marautanga o Aotearoa

Key content

  • Regular surveying of student voice is valued by students when they see teachers respond to their suggestions for improvement
  • The opportunity for students to influence the content and design of curriculum enhances their ownership of learning.

Things to think about

  • How do you enable your students to contribute to the design of the curriculum?
  • How do you enable your parents family and whānau to contribute to the design of the curriculum?