Curricula and NCEA change support for ITE

We have been working with leads in initial teacher education (ITE) to build stronger connections and provide opportunities to engage on curricula and NCEA changes.

Who the ITE leads are

The ITE leads include:

What is happening

Since 2021, we have worked with our ITE leads to provide better ongoing support for teacher education students.

A part of that work is the ongoing series of hui for teacher educators. The hui are being run between 2022-2025 and cover the most relevant, up-to-date information about important curriculum, NCEA and government priorities.

This includes:

  • the refresh of The New Zealand Curriculum
  • the redesign of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Te Whāriki a te Kōhanga Reo
  • changes to NCEA
  • the knowledge and skills that schools must cover each year in reading, writing, maths and science.

These forums have also provided updates on:

  • Te Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • Te Whāriki a te Kōhanga Reo
  • Te Whāriki: He Whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa Early childhood curriculum
  • Te Mātaiaho | the refreshed NZ curriculum
  • NCEA changes.

Find out more information about the curricula and NCEA changes: 

Curriculum and assessment changes

How to get involved

In partnership with our ITE leads, we are pleased to announce that hui 7 is scheduled for 13 June.

The hui is online and will run from 9am until 12.15pm.

It will include updates on:

  • an introduction to Tāhūrangi, the Ministry’s new on-line curriculum hub
  • the New Zealand Curriculum framework 
  • the implementation of structured literacy and implications for ITE and NCEA Change Programme.

If you are interested in joining this hui, you can register here:

Hui 7 – Zoom(external link)

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Please add this to your calendar.

2024 events

  • Hui 7: 13 June 2024
  • Hui 8: 29 August 2024
  • Hui 9: 28 November 2024

Post-hui summaries

Download an overview of the information that was shared at each forum.

Hui 1 – 21 July 2022

This hui introduced the concept of regular forums lead by the partners. It had the aim to establish partnering, resourcing and communication strategies.

Hui 2 – 25 August 2022

Hui 3 – 30 November 2022 

Contact us

For more information or if you have any questions, email

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