Education / News
Online wushu workshops provide
fun and learning in lockdown

With COVID-19 forcing student learning online, the Foundation's education team got creative and began offering online workshops that bring professional instructors into the home.

Education / News
Japan 'like second home' following class visit

Travelling through Japan and seeing first hand the country she had been learning about for so long was an inspirational journey writes Year 13 Cashmere High School student Rachel Batzloff.

Education / News
Albany schools unite for Chinese cultural festival

With help from an Asia New Zealand Foundation Experience Asia grant, Albany Junior High School and Albany Primary School held a day of activities to celebrate Chinese culture. We talk to teacher Susan

Research / News
Thinking Careers? Think Asia

New Zealand employers will increasingly need staff who have Asia-related skills and knowledge, but new research from the Foundation shows most young people aren’t receiving career advice about Asia.

Education / Article
Online student workshops

Online student workshops build cultural competency in different curriculum areas through a range of experiences such as Rakugo storytelling, Bollywood dance, taiko drumming and Wushu kung fu.

Education / Grant
Experience Asia

New Zealand schools can apply for funding to hold events that enable students to experience Asian cultural activities and/or increases their understanding of Asia.

Education / Article
Educators Network events

We offer free events to help school leaders and teachers to better equip students for their future with Asia. We also offer funding for holding Asia-focussed events at your school.

Resources / Resource
Distance learning resources: Explore the Philippines

This Y4-7 social studies mini-unit has been designed for students to learn at home (or in the classroom) by working independently on differentiated learning activities to explore the Philippines.

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Poster of the Philippines

Our poster of the Republic of the Philippines highlights key cities and places of interest as well as providing useful information for New Zealand teachers and their students.

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Have you had your rice yet?

Year 10 Food Technology unit explores the importance of rice as a staple food in Asian Cultures. Students will investigate the impact of rice on the cultures of Japan and India.

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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 through examining the daily life of a sumo wrestler and learning about the history and basic rules and techniqu