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End-of-year student reports are now available online

6 December 2017

End-of-year student reports can be viewed online by following the link on the Reports page.

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Thinking about enrolling in 2018?

30 October 2017

Enrolments for 2018 open on 27 November. Our Choice 2018 booklet is now online, so you can start thinking about what to study next year.

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Don’t miss the 31 October NCEA registration and payment deadline!

16 October 2017

31 October is the final date you can submit your online NCEA registration with Te Kura and pay your 2017 NCEA fee if you haven’t already done so. Go to our NCEA registration page[/student-toolkit/ncea-registration/] to get started.

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Applications Closing for 2017 Dual Registrations

29 September 2017

Applications for primary dual registrations and most secondary dual registrations close on Friday 13 October at 5pm. Please note this includes additional subject for students already registered with Te Kura. We will continue to accept secondary dual applications from activity centres, alternative education providers, health schools and teen parent units until Friday 3 November 2017. Applications for 2018 registrations will open on Monday 27 November 2017 and more information about this will be available closer to the date.

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Non Returner process

13 September 2017

The next monthly Non Returner process will be run on 30 September 2017 a day after the end of the term. In order to make sure students are not caught out by the Non returner process at the end of September it is important to read this message. Please ensure a piece of assessable work is submitted in time to be assessed by your teacher well before the end of term three, on the 29 September. This will ensure that you will not be included in the Non Returner process at the end of September. If your work does not arrive in time to be marked by the end of term, or it arrives during the holidays, it will remain in OTLE until the end of the holidays.

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Link Up Term 3 now online

5 September 2017

The September issue[/assets/Publications-non-curriculum/Link-Up-Sep17-web. pdf] of our magazine, Link Up, is available to read on our website and will be arriving in letterboxes of full-time, young adult and early childhood students very soon. Read about how Sophia Wells was selected to represent New Zealand at the Battle of Passchendaele Centenary, learn about what it is like to attend the Hillary Outdoors Education Centre camp and check out Te Kura students excelling in the arts. Check out the previous issues of Link Up on our Publications[about-us/publications/] page.

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Te Kura teacher wins Australasian Teaching Award

18 August 2017

Jan Bolton has won the Teaching Excellence Award from the Australasian Association of Distance Education Schools (AADES) for her outstanding work in online education with Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura). The award citation describes Jan’s “Outstanding innovation and approach to teaching and learning” and says “Jan has pioneered the way for others to work in authentic learning contexts. ” Te Kura Chief Executive Mike Hollings says, “As New Zealand’s only state distance education provider Te Kura has much to learn from and share with the larger Australasian distance learning community and it’s great to have a Te Kura teacher recognised for her incredible leadership and talent. ” One of the projects Jan was the visionary behind, as Te Kura’s Kaihautū Mātauranga Curriculum Leader of the Performing and Visual Arts was Collaborate to Create. This encouraged students to collaborate online in Te Kura’s Online Teaching and Learning Environment.

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2017 NCEA registration and payment

1 August 2017

If you are studying NCEA level courses with Te Kura, you will need to submit an online NCEA registration and pay your 2017 NCEA fee. If you haven’t already done so, please do this on the NCEA registration webpage[http://www. tekura. school. nz/student-toolkit/ncea-registration/] Please complete all steps of your NCEA registration before the deadline date specified on the 2017 NCEA registration and payment instruction letter posted to you.

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Mid-year reports available from Friday 7 July

6 July 2017

This year, reports are available through a new reports portal on our website. Access the report portal and read information about how to log in by clicking here[/student-toolkit/student-reports/]. Students and their supervisor will be able to log in to see the report. Reports will be available from Friday 7 July when the school term ends.

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Monday Live event bridges distance and celebrates talent

23 June 2017

Students of Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) will be coming together in Auckland city on Monday for a music and arts event. As New Zealand’s state distance education provider with over 23,000 students, the school finds innovative ways to enable students to interact and collaborate both online and in person. The ‘Monday Live’ event is the first by the school’s Auckland office, and will have musical performances from students and an exhibition of visual artwork. Matthew Beardsworth will be giving a musical performance on viola. It’s been a remarkable year for the very talented Matthew.

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