Education / News
Teachers connect online to build global competence

Nine of the Foundation’s recently inducted education Champions connected with educators in Asia recently as part of an online programme to help develop cultural awareness and ‘global citizens’.

Events / Event
New Zealand Chinese Language Week

September 26 - Oct 2 is New Zealand Chinese Language Week - a chance to celebrate the learning of Chinese in Aotearoa and perhaps give it a go yourself.

Education / News
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.

Education / News
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.

Research / News
Research looks at new framework for teaching international students from China

Cultural assumptions may be impacting how international students from China engage at New Zealand tertiary institutions and how they are taught needs to be revised, says educator Jeremy Taylor.

Leadership / News
Learning Chinese opens doors to wider world

The Asia New Zealand Foundation chats with Leadership Network member Emily Wilby about why she took up studying Mandarin Chinese and the opportunities studying the language have provided her.

Education / Grant
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.

Resources / Resource
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.

Resources / Resource
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.

Resources / Resource
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.

Resources / Resource
Cultural Diversity resource

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