Curriculum Document

Centre for Teaching Excellence & Research

Learning Areas

The Centre for Teaching Excellence & Research is tasked with the continuous improvement of teaching and learning at College through collaboration and leadership, action research and coaching. The Centre supports the Assistant Principal – Curriculum to ensure a high standard of quality assurance is achieved across all learning areas, particularly with regard to NZQA requirements. The Heads of Teaching & Learning are supported by the Heads of Department for each subject. Structure The Centre is composed of the Assistant Principal – Curriculum and four Heads of Teaching & Learning. Each Head of Teaching & Learning is responsible for a specific area of the curriculum, as follows: • Science and Physical Education, Health and Wellbeing • Humanities and English • Arts,Technology and Modern Languages • Mathematics and Commerce Communication and meetings structure Department meetings – Wednesday during Congers, 10.20–10.50am Learning Area meetings – allotted Thursday mornings Head of Department meetings – Thursday lunchtime, 2–3 per term

Science, PE, Health and Wellbeing • Biology • Chemistry • General Science • Physics • Physical Education, Health and Wellbeing

Mathematics and Commerce • Agribusiness • Commerce • Mathematics

English and Humanities • Classical Studies • English • Geography • History • Learning Centre • Media Studies • Religious Education

Arts, Technology and Modern Languages • Art • Art History • Drama • Modern Languages • Music • Technology

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