From the Ministry Bulleting for School leaders 

Accord Teacher Only Days 2021 for secondary schools
The first Accord Teacher Only Day 2021 supporting the implementation of the NCEA Change Programme begins today.

When    Where
11 May   Wellington, Otago/Southland
13 May   Auckland, Canterbury
18 May   Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast, Bay of Plenty/Rotorua/Taupō
19 May   Waikato, Hawke’s Bay/Gisborne
20 May   Tai Tokerau, Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatū

This is an opportunity for you and your secondary school teachers to engage on the details, purpose and progress of two of the changes that we are implementing to strengthen NCEA – Mana ōrite mō te mātauranga Māori and the mandatory Te Reo Matatini me te Pāngarau | Literacy and Numeracy standards that we are introducing as a co-requisite to the NCEA qualification from 2023.

Watch this video to learn more about the NCEA Change Programme.


The other two dates for Auckland in 2021 are

  • August 10  with a focus on the Level 1 standards review
  • November 25 with a focus on local curriculum design

Videos and resource materials from the Ministry for the teacher only days day can be accessed   here 

The numeracy matrix and the standard along with links to other supporting documents can be found on the new NCEA website under the Numeracy & Literacy section



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