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Learning-focused culture

Maintaining a learning-focused culture is central to creating an environment where learners can maximise their potential. This standard is based on developing a culture focused on learning, and is characterised by respect, inclusion, empathy, collaboration, and safety. 


 

 

Ako Panuku Resources

 

  • Teachers' reflection tools - Quick and easy tools aligned to the teaching standards, to support you in reflecting on your teaching practice. Templates are available in English and Māori.

 

  • Quality Practice Templates - Ako Panuku have developed QPTs to show what the Professional Learning Standard can look like for teachers (either English or Māori medium settings), or for leaders in schools or kura.

 

  • Leader self-reflection - Learning-focused culture - A self-reflection template to help leaders think about their practice in relation to the Professional Learning Standard. In English and Māori. Also available in a writable pdf version (coming soon).

 

 


 

 

Useful External Links

 

 Innovative Learning Environments - An innovative environment is one that is capable of evolving and adapting as educational practices evolve and change – thus remaining future focused. - Ministry of Education. 

 

 Leading Innovative Learning in New Zealand Schools - An Education Review Office report that visited a group of 12 schools to see how they were addressing the challenge of teaching modern learners.

 

  

 

 

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