Date
16 August 2020

Involve past students

Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘Taking a community approach to supporting learning and wellbeing’

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Learn from others

Learn from others

An adult with autism talks about how his school experiences set him up to succeed.

Connect with past students

Connect with past students

Consider how you can utilise the experiences and stories of past students to motivate and inspire learners.

  • Identify role models from your local community.
  • Seek out and make contact with local iwi.
  • Identify role models across sectors, for example sports, arts, business, medical or science fields.
  • Create opportunities face to face or online where students can connect and ask questions.

Have high expectations

Have high expectations

Two students with low vision discuss the importance of high expectations.

Invite students to share

Invite students to share

Create opportunities for past students to share their story. It can motivate and inspire other learners.

Useful resources

Useful resources

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Groups that can support you

Publisher: Ministry of Education | Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

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Next steps

More suggestions for implementing the strategy “Take a community approach ”:

Return to the guide “Developing an inclusive classroom culture ”

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