Meditation by the Sea

Tuia te Matangi Strategic Goals (a snapshot)

Strategic Goal 1: Excellent Teaching

Develop & implement whakaako and ako programmes:

  • To provide all ākonga in years 1–10 with opportunities to progress and achieve success in all areas of various Marautanga;

  • Priority to student progress & achievement in literacy & numeracy and Te Reo Matatini and Pāngarau, especially years 1–8;

  • give priority to regular quality physical activity that develops movement skills for all ākonga, especially in years 1–6.

Strategic Goal 2: All Ākonga experience Ako success

Through analysis of quality assessment info*, evaluate the progress and achievement of ākonga, giving priority first to:

  • Student progress and achievement in literacy and numeracy and/or te reo Matatini and Pāngarau, especially in years 1–8.

  • Developing key competencies in all ākonga and identify and support ākonga to lift achievement.

At TKKM o Tuia Te Matangi we seek to ensure all ākonga develop all the key competencies  (including knowledge, attitudes, values, skills and actions) – so that they are enthusiastic, confident and competent learners and community participants, and ready for success beyond TKKM o Tuia Te Matangi.

Strategic Goal 3: Quality Staff and Poari Matua

  • The success of our ako community relies very much on the leadership provided by our staff, management team and trustees.

  • The TKKM ō Tuia Te Matangi leadership team has undergone significant change, as well as professional development in the past few years. It is important to consolidate this, demonstrating strong unified leadership practices to the staff and community.

  • Our Poari Matua will provide effective governance by ensuring effective policies and procedures guide quality decision-making, are inclusive and consultative, and are based on robust self-review around the key issues of student achievement, kura practice and policy delivery. (NAG 2 & 6)

Strategic Goal 4: A total Kura Marautanga that is Relevant, Engaging and Future focused

Through the analysis of good quality assessment information*, identify ākonga and groups of ākonga:

  • who are not progressing and/or achieving; who are at risk of not progressing and/or achieving;

  • who have special needs (including gifted and talented ākonga); and aspects of the marautanga which require attention;

  • Develop and implement whakaako and ako strategies to address ākonga needs, and aspects of marautanga identified in (c) above.

Strategic Goal 5: A strong Ako community built on equity and our cultural strengths

  • Community is central to the ako of young people. One key aim of education is to equip them to contribute to the communities in which we live, and a strong community facilitates their ako.

  • We believe however that we need to continue to develop strong partnerships within our kura community, particularly between parents, whānau and pouako. We need to draw more creatively on the diverse cultural and professional strengths and resources of our community