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Auckland Social Studies Association Aug14

Auckland Social Studies Association

The Auckland Social Studies Association committee is made up of Social Science teachers and Educationalists who have a passion for our subject area. We see the importance of teachers in the Auckland area working together to keep Social Studies a relevant and integral part of every school’s curriculum. Your Name (required) Your Email (required) Subject Your Message...

Games for Learning Oct18

Games for Learning

Games for Learning workshop—Saturday 3 November 2018 Mission Heights Junior College (Manukau, Auckland) supported by NZCER bring you a one-day workshop about games and game design for the classroom. Click here for link and further...

PD – Our Place Aug08

PD – Our Place

“Our Place”– PD on 8th September 2018 at Alfriston College Please click on this link (ASSA workshop PLD 8 Sep 2018) for the poster of the PD workshops that ASSA is putting on on Saturday 8th September at Alfriston College from 9 am to 12.30 pm.   The keynote speaker is Nick Pattison along...

AGM 6 June 2018 May15

AGM 6 June 2018

The AGM for the Auckland Social Studies Association is to be held on Wednesday 6th June 2018, at the Mt Eden Bowling Club, 17 Stokes Road, Mt Eden starting at 4.30 pm.  We look forward to seeing as many members as possible.

Upcoming Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Mar12

Upcoming Gold Coast ...

Commonwealth Games social studies resources have been created, aiming to meet the level 4 achievement objectives. As such, they have been primarily designed for use by students in years 8-10, but can be adapted for senior primary use as well. They are designed with the following themes:...

Hui for SOCCON Feb06

Hui for SOCCON

All interested people are invited to a hui to be held at the Mt Eden Bowling Club on Tuesday 20th February to put forward ideas to help shape next year’s SOCCON. Please download this flyer – Hui Flyer Feb 20 for further details....

Social Justice Speech Competition Nov30

Social Justice Speec...

Social Justice Speech Competition (Years 9 and 10 ONLY) There’s a new competition on social justice speeches where your Year 9/10 students submit a filmed speech. They are allowed to enter a speech completed earlier in the year (Year 10s – NCEA!).  Speeches need to be 3-7 minutes...

e-Pedagogy power point presentation Nov29

e-Pedagogy power poi...

Please find below the link to the power point that was presented at the e-Pedagogy PD held at Mission Heights Junior College on Tuesday 28th November. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1S8N6gGJcveBZlBTLWzLueZ-5GtYZ2stavD4amOEQs9c/edit?usp=sharing...

Trade Aid Resources Nov08

Trade Aid Resources

Trade Aid is excited to present a new collection of free online innovative and inspiring teaching resources. These resources were launched at the Social Science Teachers conference, SOCCON, in Napier in October. The resource supports teachers and students to explore the economic world, and...

Integrating ePedagogy into the Social Studies Classroom Oct31

Integrating ePedagog...

Free workshop for members to be held at Mission Heights Junior College, Flat Bush on Tuesday 28th November from 2 -4 pm. Nov 17 PD flyer and...

PDL Workshop for Secondary Social Studies teachers Sep28

PDL Workshop for Sec...

“Taking social action in Social Studies: What can we learn from current research to support students to take meaningful social action? This PD for teachers of Year 9 – 13 Social Studies  is offered free of charge by the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative funded by the...

NEWSLETTERS Aug30

NEWSLETTERS

ASSA Newsletter Sep_Oct 17

PPTA SUBJECT ASSOCIATION FORUM MINUTES 2017 Aug25

PPTA SUBJECT ASSOCIA...

Minutes subject associations forum 20-21 April 2017     Here are the minutes of the PPTA meeting held in April this year as well as all the...

AGM 6 September 2017 Aug14

AGM 6 September 2017

You are invited to join us for our AGM to be held at the Mt Eden Bowling Club on Wednesday 6th September at 4.30 pm ASSA AGM notice for 6 September...

Term 2 PD – 23 June 2017 Jun02

Term 2 PD – 23...

Social Studies for non-trained social studies teachers.   Are you a teacher who has been given a social studies class but come from another curriculum area and have no background in this subject? This course is for you!  This PD is free to ASSA members, otherwise a cost of $20 per person....

Mar27

Report – Growing NZ’s Young Social Entrepeneurs. Download report here Live the Dream Report 2014 to 2017

Inspiring Stories National Film Competition Mar27

Inspiring Stories Na...

NZ’s Young Filmmakers, Making a Difference!  Our national film competition challenges anyone to make a short film around the theme young Kiwis making a difference. This year the quality of entries was another step up, and we recently announced the winners at the Awards Ceremony in...

SPCA Feb17

SPCA

SPCA new education programme.  For free and unlimited access to the SPCA’s extensive collection of innovative NZ Curriculum aligned animal welfare sources teachers simply need to register on line at...

The Education Hub research survey Feb17

The Education Hub re...

The Education Hub is a new not for profit that is looking to bridge the gap between research and practice in education. We are interested in teachers’ views about the role that research plays in their professional practice Please help us by completing a 5 minute survey. By participating...

SOCCON 2017 Sep13

SOCCON 2017

2017 SOCCON to be held in Napier from 4 – 6 October. Developing Global Citizens Click on this http://soccon.net.nz/ for further information. SocCon 2017 – Call for Abstracts Online Abstract Submission is now OPEN SocCon 2017 – Call for Abstracts Online Abstract Submission is now OPEN. ...

21st Century Education – What could this look like in your Social Studies classroom? Jun16

21st Century Educati...

PD 30th July registration form and workshop outlines – Updated with Red Cross speaker PD registration updated 5 July  ...

Year 9 & 10 Quiz Apr06

Year 9 & 10 Qui...

  The 2016 Year 9 10 Quiz held at St Cuthbert’s was won by St Mary’s College, second were St Cuthbert’s and third Lynfield College