ONZM, BA, MEd Admin (Hons), Dip Tchg
taught in numerous New Zealand schools before being appointed deputy principal
of Wellington High School and then principal of Wellington’s Onslow College... read more>>
Mphil specialising in reading difficulties (Hons) BEd, Dip Tchg
Meryl-Lynn has a MPhil (Hons) with a specialisation in reading difficulties from the University of Auckland ... read more>>
BA(Hons), Dip Publishing
After graduating from Victoria University in 1999, Matt followed his
interest in education to Japan... read more>>
Theresa Crewdson, Publisher
BA(Hons), Dip Publishing
Theresa graduated from Victoria University in 2004, then spent eighteen months in Japan teaching English to children... read more>>
MMgt, BEd, Dip Tchg
Angela has skills and experience in research, writing,
project management, and classroom teaching... read more>>
Welcome to South Pacific Press Limited
South Pacific Press provides research-based resources and services to teachers and learners.
Our aim is to raise student achievement in literacy by providing engaging, world-leading literacy resources that delight and educate learners, and our clients in New Zealand and around the world.
Winner at CLNZ Educational Publishing Awards
On Thursday 15 November, we were honoured in two categories at the Copyright Licensing New Zealand Educational Publishing Awards. Our CSI Literacy Kit 3 was awarded the top prize: Best Educational Resource or Programme for Export, and the Volunteer Recruit Programme published by Lift Education and the New Zealand Fire Service was highly commended in the category of Best Book in Higher Education Publishing.
We'd also like to congratulate CWA New Media (now part of Learning Media) and Huia, the publishers of He Reo Tupu, He Reo Ora, which was chosen as the Best Digital Media Solution. We were honoured to be involved in the editing of this cutting-edge digital resource.
See what the judges had to say about the winners here.
Using a metacognitive learning approach to support and scaffold learners, this engaging new chapter book series accelerates comprehension development and vocabulary acquisition while focusing on relevant content areas to increase reading capacity and world knowledge. Click here to find out more.
Living the Olympic Values shortlisted for award
Living the Olympic Values, a resource developed by Lift Education / South Pacific Press for the New Zealand Olympic Committee, has been shortlisted for the CLL Educational Publishing Awards 2011. The free interactive resource is shortlisted in the category of Best Digital Publishing Solution.
About Living the Olympic Values
Through Living the Olympic Values students discover, explore and analyse values, in the context of the values that are central to Olympism. These are:
- Joy of Effort
- Pursuit of Excellence
- Fair Play
- Respect for Others
- Balance of Body, Mind and Character
The resource is tailored to New Zealand Curriculum levels 2–4, but can be adapted to suit other levels. The engaging stories of athletes and the Olympic Games appeal to students of all ages. Living the Olympic Values is available at http://www.olympic.org.nz/education/living-olympic-values.
About the CLL Educational Publishing Awards
The CLL (Copyright Licensing Ltd) Educational Publishing Awards have been established to recognise and reward authors and publishers for excellence in the educational publishing market in New Zealand. They acknowledge excellence in presentation, content and appropriateness for New Zealand schools and tertiary institutions. The inaugural Awards were held in 2010.
The Awards will be announced at a function held on 17 November 2011 at the National Library, Auckland. For more information, see http://bpanz.org.nz/?option=com_content&view=article&id=122&Itemid=35
Literacy to You
South Pacific Press and CORE Education are offering a new professional learning programme focusing on increasing teacher knowledge of how to effectively teach reading comprehension strategies to students in the middle years (ages 8-13).
Literacy to You offers each participant:
- 10 modules on in-depth literacy learning
- Individual support and feedback from expert facilitators
- Access to a wide range of digital texts for classroom use
- Strategies to increase student engagement
- Instruction to meet the needs of diverse classroom settings
- Increased knowledge on interaction and reflection during literacy
- Practical classroom approaches grounded in the latest research
To find out more, visit the website: www.literacytoyou.com
CSI – Comprehension Strategies Instruction
CSI has digital texts, books, audio, and graphic organizers for whole-group, small-group, and individual learning of comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. CSI is co-published with Pacific Learning, U.S.A. For more information, click here.