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  Literacy Websites in New Zealand

Health Literacy in New Zealand  (NZ)

Literacy Online - (NZ) Te Kete Ipurangi, Ministry of Education

  • Te Kete Ipurangi  (NZ) This is a Ministry of Education site to assist teachers with lesson planning, containing several useful Māori language resources.

National Centre of Literacy and Numeracy for Adults - Te Arapiki Ako (NCLANA)  (NZ) 

  Many resources for educators and learners, including:

  • Learning Progressions - View Professional Development Resource Booklets including 'Teaching Adults to...:


Pathways Awarua (NZ): TEC: for adult learners on a course or in training. 100+ interactive learning modules, linked to the Learning Progressions

Skills Highway (NZ) : established to help employers learn how workplace literacy and numeracy training can help them improve business performance.


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Literacy Websites (International) 

About.com  (USA) Articles about adult education

Adult Learners'  Week Australia  (Australia)

Australian Council for Adult Literacy  (Australia)

BBC - Skillswise (UK)

Decoda Literacy Solutions (Canada)

GCF- Learn Free (Goodwill Community Foundation) (USA) Activities for adult literacy learners.

NALA (Ireland)

National Literacy Trust (UK)


Study Guides and Strategies  (USA)  Ready to use interactive and print resources

VALBEC  (Australia)

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  Numeracy Websites in New Zealand

MathsFirst (NZ) Massey University

Maths Centre (NZ)The NZ Centre of Mathematics

NZ Maths   (NZ)  New Zealand School Curriculum for Maths

Sorted  (NZ)  New Zealand Budgeting website with calculators

Numeracy Websites (International)

BBC - Skillswise (UK)

Excel Easy (USA)  Tutorials on how to use Excel (free)

Free Rice (United Nations World Food Programme)

IXL (USA) - Maths for the left and right brain - resources aligned with the NZ National Curriculum - you can sample the activities on this site, but need to become a member to access all resources (at a cost)

Khan Academy (USA)

Math in Daily Life  (USA)

Nrich  (UK)  'Specialists in Rich Mathematics'

Wolfram|Alpha (USA) Dynamic computations

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  New Zealand Road Code Resources

AA (Automobile Association)  (NZ)  FREE online quiz

New Zealand Road Code  (NZ) Read the whole official Road Code online for cars, heavy traffic, motorcycles and bicycles.

NZ Road Code Learner Licence Theory Test Questions (NZ)  Here you can see most of the questions you could be asked.

NZ Road Code Learner Licence Theory Practice Tests  (NZ)  Buy online practice tests. 

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  Reference Resources - Te Reo Māori and English

English/Māori or Māori/English Dictionaries

  • Ngata dictionary  (NZ) Learning Media online version.  Just type in a word for the English or Māori translation.
  • Te Aka  (NZ) An online dictionary Māori-English English-Māori

Other links to Māori resources / information:

English Dictionaries

Other Reference Resources

Simple Wikipedia - the Plain English version.

Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand  (NZ)

Unravelling Legal Jargon (Write Ltd. NZ) - using plain English


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Creating Resources - guidelines

Creating Learning Resources

Publishing Student Writing - in house

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