New Zealand Secondary Schools and Your Child

A Guide for Parents

By Bali Haque

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All you need to know about New Zealand secondary schools but were afraid to ask! Including understanding NCEA and NCEA results as well as help with deciphering school reports.

"New Zealand Secondary Schools and Your Child is an empowering, informative read to help families through one of the most challenging aspects of their teen's youth."
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This book provides no-nonsense, jargon-free information to help your family navigate the challenges of secondary school. From choosing the right school, to understanding what gets taught and how, Bali Haque draws on his experience as a teacher and secondary school principal to provide the information you need to make the best decisions for your child.

Enrolment zones
Understanding the curriculum
Surviving parent interviews
Working with teachers
How to get special needs me
Home learning
Discipline and what to do when things go wrong

240 x 160 mm, 176 pages, paperback


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Bali Haque

Bali Haque is a career educator who has led four secondary schools and worked at the NZQA as Deputy Chief Executive with responsibility for NCEA in particular. He has been the National President of the Secondary Principals' Association of New Zealand, an Executive member of the Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA), a contributor to a variety of Ministry of Education advisory panels and a speaker at a range of professional development events for teachers and principals. Bali is the author of Changing Our Secondary Schools, a critique of education reform since 1989, published by NZCER in 2014/15. He currently lives and works in New Plymouth as an educational consultant, speaker and writer.