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Listen up

A booklet explaining communication skills with lots of communication games and activities for students to do with a partner.

Literature review: Transition from early childhood education to school

This report, for the Ministry of Education, focuses on transitions to school, the factors that influence how well children transition from ECE to school and the ways in which children can be supported to transition successfully.

The MindShift guide to digital games and learning – Games in the classroom: Overcoming the obstacles

A series of informative blog posts supporting educators to use digital games for learning.

National transition guidelines for students with special education needs

Ministry of Education guidelines for specialist educators, schools, and parents about transitioning students with special needs from school to adult life. Guidelines can be downloaded from this page.

New Zealand guidelines for the assessment and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Guidelines published in July 2001 by the Ministry of Health.

Optimizing the learning environment for students with disabilities

A guide from Lincoln Land Community College outlining characteristics of a variety of disabilities. Pages 5–15 provide a list of instructional strategies and classroom adaptations to support students with different disabilities.

This is a Ministry of Education initiative

Building a world-leading education system that equips all New Zealanders with the knowledge, skills, and values to be successful citizens in the 21st century.