Links for Parents
Useful web sites for parents
- National Standards - Literacy and Numeracy
Literacy and numeracy resources for parents, families, and whānau These resources show parents how to help children learn and achieve in reading, writing, and mathematics.
- Education Review Office
The government department which reports publicly on the quality of education in all New Zealand schools and early childhood centres.
- Government Portal
Find information and services provided by New Zealand government organisations, local council and some community organisations
- Ministry of Education
This is the official site of the Ministry of Education (MOE) it has important information for anyone involved in the education scene in New Zealand. They also run a secondary site called Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI) which is primarily a learning resource centre.
- Assessment . Reporting Information for Parents and Whanau
This is a Ministry of Education site where you'll find information about assessment for learning, assessment used in schools, how to find out how your children are progressing, and how you can help them at home.
A bilingual portal-plus web community which provides quality assured educational material for New Zealand teachers, school managers, and the wider education community
- TKI - For Parents
Parents are partners in the learning journey of their children. The Ministry of Education has a range of materials and information for parents to assist them to work in partnership with their local education centres and schools. The following links provide information and materials that may be of interest to parents.
- For Parents
Ministry of Education site with parent information.
- Family and Community Services
Family and Community Services works with other government and non-government agencies, and communities to give families access to information and coordinated social services
- New Zealand Maths - Families
New Zealand Maths - Web site for families - for a large selection of activities that you can try at home to help develop your child's number knowledge.
- Cerebral Palsy
Definition and Information
- Cerebral Palsy Group
An Overview of Cerebral Palsy