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Olympic sailor wows students with stories of Asia

Olympic sailor Sam Meech Zoomed in on classrooms around the country recently to share his stories about traveling and competing in Asia, including taking part in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Diwali lights up schools

Despite alert levels forcing Diwali celebrations online for some schools this year, the festival of lights still brought a splash of colour and Indian culture to students around New Zealand.

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Taking up the Mandarin challenge

Classrooms around the country rung with the sound of kids practicing Chinese phrases to mark New Zealand Chinese Language Week, which ran from 26 September to 2 October.

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Kids get a kick out of Japanese culture at Olympic Fanzone

The Olympic Games saw the Cloud on Auckland’s waterfront come alive with the sound of excited sport fans of all ages cheering on New Zealand Olympians and learning a little Japanese culture.

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Foundation inducts Champions

Twenty-five teachers with a passion for ensuring New Zealand students are equipped to thrive in Asia came together in Auckland this month to be inducted as the first cohort of Foundation Champions.

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Champions programme

The Asia New Zealand Foundation is launching a Champions programme to bring together leading educators who can act as amplifiers and role models, ensuring Asia is valued in New Zealand schools.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The Foundation and the New Zealand Olympic Committee have collaborated in producing a series of Years 7-10 social studies teaching and learning modules on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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A day in the life of a Japanese high school student

This physical education unit explores the differences in lifestyles of students in New Zealand and Japan.

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How to be a Sumo wrestler

In this Year 7-10 physical education unit, students will learn how to be a sumo wrestler and learning about the history and basic rules and techniques of the Japanese martial art.

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Cultural Diversity resource

This Year 7-10 resource will guide social studies and health teachers to explore and discuss cultural diversity with their students.