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Moderated NCEA Practice Examinations ~ July 2020

Bonjour The moderated practice examinations are now available to members on the NZAFT website. Quick links to the relevant website pages are below. Level 1  Level 2  Level 3 

Subject Expert Groups for NCEA Review ~

Expressions of interest to join Review of Achievement Standards Subject Expert Groups Kia ora koutou, As you are aware, the Review of Achievement Standards (RAS) is planned to commence in 2020 as part of the NCEA Review Change Package.  This is to let you know in advance that we will be calling for Expressions of […]

Shared Histories Film Screening ~

“Sur les traces de leurs ancêtres” In 2018 an exchange of Young Ambassadors between New Zealand and France concluded a 4-year government-to-government program in commemoration of the Great War: Shared Histories / Mémoires héritées, histoire partagée. Shared Histories was set up by The Ministry of Education (NZ) and le Ministère de l’Education Nationale (France) to raise […]

Mark Williams Award – applications open ~

Applications for the Mark Williams Award are now open. The Mark Williams Award (5 awards of $200 each) is for a teacher led project which focuses on enhancing the students’ French learning experience. Full details are available on  the application form and we invite applications by the last day of Term 3 (27 September 2019). […]

Moderated Practice Examinations – Updates ~

IMPORTANT: CHECK FOR LATEST VERSION OF PRACTICE EXAMINATIONS Please note that following feedback from members, some of the practice examination files have been updated. These files are marked UPDATED in the Assessment section of our website. It is essential that members check that they have the latest version of these files before using them in […]

NZAFT 2019 Moderated Practice Examinations ~

Bonjour The 2019 Moderated Practice Examinations are now available on the NZAFT website at this link.  

Membership Subscription for 2019

Bonjour There has been an upgrade to the website and the Registration and Membership process has changed.  To update your membership for 2019, or to become a paid member for the first time, please go to the website and click on Register on the Website and then follow the instructions to renew your subscription for […]

A song to begin the year ~

Bonjour Bonne Année ! Stefanie Hossbach, St Margaret’s College, has shared a song to inspire your senior students at the start of this new school year. This is suitable for NCEA Level 3 or IB 12 (Organisation Sociale). The resource includes a worksheet and link to a YouTube video of the song by Patrick Fiori – a […]

Update from Manu’s blog ~

The term is almost over and, slowly, we are emerging from our crazy world of Practice Exams, marking, Internal Assessment finalisation and Moderation… Take the time now to peruse Manu’s blog – many interesting articles and thoughts – thanks Manu!

Créer-des-liens #33

The latest Créer-des-liens has been published! View the post here.

Mark Williams Awards for 2018 announced ~

The following teachers have been awarded $200 for their projects.  There is an interesting range of activities which will be supported by our Mark Williams Award this year.  Reports on the activities will be published on this page as these are received. Suzy Lallemant, Shirley Boys’ High School Susan Johnson, Lincoln High School Mary Hamill, […]

Winners of the Resource-Sharing Challenge ~

Last term a challenge was issued to teachers of French to share a favourite resource on the site, with prizes being drawn at the BGM on 9 July.  Some very interesting and innovative ideas were shared which ranged from fun curriculum activities to help with assessment.  Our prizewinners, drawn at the BGM, were: Julia Brown, […]

Take the challenge! How well do you know your website? ~

Welcome to all our members at our BGM today.  Please do the “How well do you know your website” challenge.  When you’ve finished, go onto the Discussion Forum and share your result with other French teachers.

Welcome, Manu Ménard, our new National Adviser ~

Manu Ménard, our new National Adviser, has started his support of us, at the coalface, with a bang. He has released a video (scroll down a bit) explaining his philosophy and his support programme on his blog site. There is also an English translation of the video script for you to peruse at your leisure. As Manu says on his […]

NZAFT resource sharing challenge ~

One of the goals of our Association is to support teachers of French.  To do this, the Executive provides opportunities for teachers to share resources and to get help with moderation of internal assessment tasks and students’ performance We have decided to issue a challenge to our members to SHARE ONE RESOURCE before our BGM […]

Créer-des-liens #32 ~

The latest Créer-des-liens has been published! View the post here.

Créer-des-liens #31 ~

The latest Créer-des-liens has been published! View the post here.

Rosaria Campbell resigns as National Adviser ~

The Executive of the NZAFT was sad to hear of the resignation of our super-energetic and super-enthusiastic Adviser, Rosaria Campbell.  In her announcement she writes: It is with mixed feelings that I announce my resignation as National French Adviser. This will be effective as of Term Two and I endeavour to make the most of […]

Créer-des-liens #30 ~

The latest Créer-des-liens has been published! Check out all the info here.

New ~Free Teacher workshops: Fêtons Noël! (Christchurch and Auckland)

An exciting, FREE workshop packed with resources and materials around Christmas is being delivered later this month in Auckland and Christchurch. Check out the details here for Christchurch and here for Auckland.