ASSEN is the New Zealand national network of expertise for Social Studies education in primary and secondary schools. We provide advice, guidance, curriculum and assessment support, professional development, and resources for Social Studies education from Year 1 to Year 13.
We are funded by the Ministry of Education and by member subscriptions. We are a network of teachers just like you. We want to support Social Studies educators in New Zealand to provide the best experience for their learners.
Kia awhina tātou ia tātou! Ko ASSEN te whatunga o Te Kāhui Whakaako o Aotearoa mo te akoranga Tikanga-ā-iwi i ngā kura tuatahi me ngā kura tuarua. Ka whakaratohia e mātou he tohutohu, he aratohu, he marautanga me te aro matawai, te whakawhanaketanga ngaio, me ngā rauemi mo te Whakaakoranga Tikanga-ā-iwi i te Tau 1 ki te 13.
I whakaratohia e Te Manatū Mātauranga me te rēhitatanga o te mema. Kei a mātou he whatunga o ngā kaiako e rite ana ki a koe. E hiahia ana mātou ki te tautoko i nga kaiwhakaako tika tāngata i Aotearoa me te whakarato i te wheako pai mo a rātou akonga. Kia awhina tātou ia tātou!
ASSEN hope to work with you to develop resources, assessments, exemplars, cluster groups and workshops that will meet your needs, inform your teaching decisions, and lighten your workload!