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Social Sciences

This section contains practical resources and support for teaching and learning in te ao tangata | social sciences. 

Find out more about the learning area of te ao tangata | social sciences in the New Zealand Curriculum (2007).

Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories must now be taught in all schools. 

The full te ao tangata | social sciences, inclusive of Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories, was released in November 2022 and is available to be explored and used in schools and kura.

On 13 June the Minister announced changes to the National Curriculum. As changes to the curriculum are progressed the resources in this section will be reviewed and updated to align to the refreshed New Zealand Curriculum. We appreciate your patience while this work is completed.

Use the search box below to help you find materials and resources related to te ao tangata | social sciences. Resources will be progressively updated to reflect the refreshed curriculum content. The filters on the left will help you narrow down your search.