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Weekly update 3rd August, 2015

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Last updated by Breda Matthews
Hi everyone,
        A busy community last week
Athlyn invited teachers to an event at Pukekohe High School on transitioning of Pasifika children into NZ schools. Please reply to Athlyn if you would like to attend  at AWattpukekohehigh.school.nz
Lauren is looking for an assessment task for us 27993.
Juliet Fry shared the National ELL Newsletter.
Julie Luxton shared the National Moderator's newsletter (EL standards). It includes information about 
  • Revision and Rollover changes to standards
  • The  number of students tasks required for moderation submission of EL Level 3 and 4 standards
  • Feedback only moderation
  • Requesting clarifications and comments
  • The imminent arrival of exemplars
Julie also posted 
  • additional information about feedback only moderation here.
  • details about Best Practice Workshops in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
Athlyn asked for advice on learning Bengali - thanks to those who took the time to respond. Are there any more suggestions?
I posted links to 

On other communities

Teachers on English Online are already discussing course planning for 2016. There have been some interesting conversations on offering module including 
On Primary ESOL Online Janet shared links, thoughts and questions regarding Te Wiki o te reo Māori.

Have a great week.


Breda Matthews

Facilitator: Secondary ESOL community 


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