Success for All - Ministry of Education

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Building an inclusive education system The role of education • Success for All outlines the Ministry of Education’s is to nurture, grow and commitment to achieving this goal. • Success for All provides the foundations for realise every child’s potential. demonstrating inclusive practices in education. Success for All supports • Success for All gives effect to what parents, families, whänau and communities want from the goal of all schools the education system for their children and demonstrating inclusive young people with special education needs. practices by 2014. • Success for All starts with a focus on schools and will expand to include the early childhood sector as we work to strengthen the wider system. “When we are excluded we feel sad and when we are included we feel happy.” STUDENT “The biggest resource is attitude, a willingness to have a try.” PRINCIPAL SUCCESS FOR ALL: PRESENT, PARTICIPATING, ENGAGED, ACHIEVING AND BELONGING our whakataukï Mä te huruhuru te manu ka rere With feathers a bird f lies WHAKATAUKÏ Carefully woven into the inside of a whatu pökeka or baby blanket are feathers to provide warmth, comfort, security and refuge from the elements. The pökeka takes the shape of the child as it learns and grows, just as the development of a curriculum is determined and shaped by the learner. Like a bird is born with feathers, our children are born ready to succeed and reach their individual, unique potential. As whänau, kura and professionals, we wrap our gentle feathers around a child so that they can learn to fly.1 1 "Te Whatü Pökeka" and "Ka Hikitia". THE LOGO The tip of the feather represents our maunga (mountains), our heritage and foundation, challenging us to ascend and strive for success. The three koru inside the feather represent three key foundations of Ka Hikitia – the learner, whänau and professionals. KIA RANGONA TÖNA IHI, TÖNA WEHI, TÖNA TAPU, TÖNA MANA ME TE RANGATIRATANGA I A IA the big picture Vision A fully inclusive education system Mission Confident educators; confident parents, families, whänau and communities; and confident learners Goal All schools demonstrating inclusive practices by 2014 and beyond We will see... • inclusive schools • teachers supported and confident • children and young people present, engaged, achieving and belonging, and their families, whänau and communities supported, involved and confident Because we will... • build knowledge and skills • work closely with others • provide services and funding • review progress and recognise great results • back ourselves and others to win So that we... lift aspiration and raise educational achievement for every New Zealander Which will contribute to... achieving the Better Public Service target of 85% of 18-year-olds achieving National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 or equivalent So that we have... a world-leading education system that equips all New Zealanders with the knowledge, skills and values to be successful citizens in the 21st century SUCCESS FOR ALL: PRESENT, PARTICIPATING, ENGAGED, ACHIEVING AND BELONGING expectations & behaviours What parents and communities expect of us and the system EXPECTATIONS Value everyone We value the contributions of all children and young people, and their families, whänau and communities. Anei ngä mea i whakataukïtia ai e ngä tüpuna, ko te kaha ko te uaua, ko te pakari. Arä, te toki, te pakakë, te karaka. Respect diversity We recognise that every learner is unique and we build on their identities, interests, languages and cultures. He tapu te tangata ahakoa ko wai. Köhungahunga mai, tamariki mai, taipakeke mai, kaumätua mai, he tapu katoa. Equity for all We identify and remove any barriers to achievement. Tamariki wäwahi taha, aratakina ki te mätäpuna o te möhio, o te ora, o te maungärongo. HOW WE WORK Have vision We have high expectations of ourselves and our children and young people, and aspire for them to achieve more. Have ethical leadership We model and action the clear values that underpin our work. Support cultural aspirations, taonga tuku iho We create contexts in which identity, language, knowledge, culture and values have a rightful place in learning.2 Use evidence We take thoughtful action, based on what we know works. Be professional and flexible We recognise that inclusiveness is not about a special response. It’s about a professional, flexible response to the needs of all learners and their families, whänau and communities. There is no one-size-fits-all. Be innovative We listen and are open to discovery and building on what we already know and do. Ako We learn as well as teach and we reflect on the impact of our practice and actions. Work together for maximum impact Together we find what works and get the job done. 2 Adapted from Bishop, Berryman, Tiakiwai, and Richardson (2003) Te Kotahitanga: The experiences of year 9 and 10 Mäori students in mainstream classrooms. Report to the Ministry of Education. Wellington: Ministry of Education. SUCCESS FOR ALL: PRESENT, PARTICIPATING, ENGAGED, ACHIEVING AND BELONGING what success for all looks and feels like I belong I am learning We are involved and supported and champion our child’s learning CONFIDENT CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE KIA TÜ PAKARI, TÜ RANGATIRA IA HEI RAUKURA MÖ TÖNA IWI I belong, feel safe, enjoy school and want to go there. Sometimes I don’t even want to go home! I have friends. My teacher expects the same from all of us. My teacher really gets me. My school knows that my parents and my whänau whänui are a part of me and who I am. My teacher pushes me to do better. I have a say in what goes on for me and where I’m heading. My school and whänau whänui praise me lots for what I have learned and achieved. CONFIDENT PARENTS AND WHÄNAU NÖ RANGIÄTEA HOKI TE WHÄNAU WHÄNUI We understand the various services that are available and the right people we can talk to. We are confident in our kid’s school and teachers. We love seeing our kid learning, achieving and having friends. We feel secure in the knowledge that our kid is happy, safe, belongs and can be themself. We have a say in what goes on for our kid and where they’re heading. Parents, kaumätua and members of our community feel supported and involved in guiding our kid’s learning. KIA RANGONA TÖNA IHI, TÖNA WEHI, TÖNA TAPU, TÖNA MANA ME TE RANGATIRATANGA I A IA Children and young people will be the best they can be when they are present, participating, engaged, achieving and belong. Kia whaiä te iti kahurangi ki te tuohu koe, me maunga teitei. Kia rangona töna ihi, töna wehi, töna tapu, töna mana me te rangatiratanga i a ia. Children and young people will grow and reach their potential when schools reach into homes and connect with the aspirations, identity, language and culture of their learners and their families, whänau and communities.3 We are providing quality, f lexible teaching We have ethical leaders, a strong culture, sound systems, and good planning and reporting CONFIDENT TEACHERS HE TINA KI RUNGA, HE TÄMORE KI RARO I am confident in my teaching and class programme. I feel supported. I know where my learners come from, how they make sense of their world, and I know their parents, families, whänau and communities. I understand and respond to my learners' strengths, passions and interests. I feel confident to utilise the skills and knowledge of parents, whänau and the community. I enjoy and have pride in the achievements of all the learners in my classes and I tell them so often. CONFIDENT SCHOOLS TANGATA AKONA KI TE KÄINGA, TÜNGA KI TE MARAE, TAU ANA We are confident that our school is a welcoming, safe and respectful place for everyone. The students in our school and their whänau whänui belong and feel at ease here. We are confident that all our learners are challenged and are learning and achieving. We enjoy and have pride in the achievements of all the learners in our school. We are confident in the services we receive. 3 Adapted from Bishop, Berryman, Tiakiwai, and Richardson (2003). Te Kotahitanga: The experiences of year 9 and 10 Mäori students in mainstream classrooms. Report to the Ministry of Education. Wellington: Ministry of Education. “I believe that schools have got to be super f lexible; they've got to cater for everybody.” PRINCIPAL our foundations Legal requirements and binding obligations provide the prerequisites for inclusive education TE TIRITI O WAITANGI The Treaty of Waitangi 1840 LEGISLATION Education Act 1989 Part 8 (1): People who have special educational needs (whether because of disability or otherwise) have the same rights to enrol and receive education at state schools as people who do not. National Administration Guidelines 1: Each board … is required to … identify students and groups of students who are not achieving, who are at risk of not achieving, who have special needs (including gifted and talented students), and aspects of the curriculum which require particular attention, and develop and implement teaching and learning strategies to address the needs of students and aspects of the curriculum identified. Human Rights Act 1993 New Zealand Sign Language Act 2006 DISABILITY POLICY/STRATEGY New Zealand Disability Strategy 2001, Objective 3 United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities 2006, Article 24 E The New Zealand Curriculum for English-medium teaching and learning in years 1–13 DUCATION POLICY/STRATEGY New Zealand Curriculum All young people will be confident, connected, actively involved, lifelong learners. Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Principle: The learner achieves their potential; the learner is the centre of teaching and learning. Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Ka Hikitia Mäori enjoying and achieving education success as Mäori. All Mäori students, their parents and their whänau participate in and contribute to an engaging and enjoyable educational journey that recognises and celebrates their unique identity, language and culture. KAHIKITIA ACCELERATING SUCCESS 2013-2017 THE MĀORI EDUCATION STRATEGY Tau Mai te Reo Creating the conditions for learners to enjoy and achieve education and Mäori language outcomes. Tau Mai Te Reo The Mäori Language in Education Strategy 2013 – 2017 Pasifika Education Plan Vision: Five out of five Pasifika learners participating, engaging and achieving in education, secure in their identities, language and cultures and contributing fully to New Zealand's social, cultural and economic well-being. Foreword Pasifika Education Plan 2013-2017 Talofa lava, Kia orana, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Talofa ni, Mālō e lelei, Ni sa bula, Greetings, Tena koutou katoa. A key goal for our Government is to create the conditions for strong, vibrant and successful Pasifika communities – communities that can help build a more productive and competitive economy for all New Zealanders. We are pleased to present the Pasifika Education Plan 2013-2017 which sets out the Government’s strategic direction for improving Pasifika education outcomes over the next five years. It is one of the Government’s key strategies that will contribute to economic growth and social well-being. We have been working to improve outcomes for Pasifika learners through increased participation in early childhood education, enhanced school experiences, and a sharper focus on provider performance. As a result, Pasifika learners’ participation and achievement in education have improved markedly during the last five years. More Pasifika learners are achieving NCEA Level 2 and gaining entrance to university. We have seen an increase in the number of Pasifika students gaining Level 4 and above qualifications by age 25 from18% (836) in 2007 to 26% (1,300) in 2010. The Pasifika Education Plan puts Pasifika learners, their parents, families and communities at the centre of the education system, where they can demand better outcomes. The Pasifika Education Plan also aims to lift the level of urgency and pace in delivering change more quickly, in sustainable and collaborative ways between parents and teachers, community groups and education providers. Practically, this means increasing participation in quality early childhood education to drive higher literacy, numeracy and achievement of qualifications in schooling, which in turn will contribute to higher participation and completion of qualifications in tertiary education, resulting in the greatest social, cultural and economic benefits. Higher level tertiary qualifications bring people the greatest benefits, including better income and employment opportunities. When compared with all other groups, despite the progress we have made, Pasifika people still have the second lowest proportion with degrees or higher qualifications. We need Pasifika learners to be achieving at all levels at least on a par with other learners. The Pasifika Education Plan aims to not only keep up the momentum we have achieved to date but also step up the pace by increasing the responsibility and accountability of everyone in the education system. The Pasifika Education Plan will also contribute to achieving the Government’s education priorities by focusing on achieving the Better Public Services (BPS) targets for education. We look forward to seeing a significant lift in outcomes for Pasifika learners with the implementation of the new Pasifika Education Plan 2013–2017. We expect the Ministry of Education and its Education Partner Agencies to ensure that everything they do works well so that successful Pasifika participation, engagement and achievement in education are a sustained reality. Hon Hekia Parata Minister of Education Minister of Pacific Island Affairs Hon Steven Joyce Minister for Tertiary Education Skills and Employment r “If you think you can t do ’ something, just think the complete opposite.” STUDENT “My hopes and dreams for Patrick are that he reaches his full potential and hes ’ happy and well balanced.” PARENT ou success How we’ll know we’ve succeeded SCHOOL PRACTICE In 2010 the Education Review Office (ERO) developed a set of indicators to review inclusive practices in schools. ERO will review a random sample of schools every two years to 2014 against these indicators. 2010* 2012** 2014 target Mostly inclusive 50% 77% 80% Some inclusive practices 30% 16% 20% Few inclusive practices 20% 7% None *Primary and secondary schools **Primary schools only SCHOOL PLANNING AND REPORTING The Ministry of Education works with schools to integrate inclusive practices in their planning and reporting. 2012 2013 2014 target High effectiveness 5% 10% 16% Middle effectiveness 28% 52% 84% Developing effectiveness 67% 38% 0% SYSTEM INDICATORS The Ministry logs and follows up on any complaints from parents about non-inclusive practices and enrolment issues. The New Zealand Council of Educational Research Inclusive Practices Self-Review tool will provide the Ministry with aggregated national trends in inclusive practices. ISBN online 978-0-478-38679-0 ISBN print 978-0-478-38680-6