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Unique class for deaf refugees wins national award

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 3:56 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

‘Living Well in Christchurch’ is unique as an English class. It is for former refugees who have little or no previous education, no English, and are deaf. More >>

Workplace English skills help migrants step up

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 7:39 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

English Language Partners is one of five national organisations calling for more support to improve workforce literacy and numeracy in New Zealand. More >>

Shining a light on volunteer hard work

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:08 am | English Language Partners New Zealand

Not-for-profit training establishment English Language Partners (ELPNZ) has recognised the commitment and dedication of its learners and tutors at their inaugural awards ceremony, held at Te Papa on Saturday 8 April. More >>

Kids – speak your language or lose it

Monday, 15 February 2016, 3:05 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

Children need to keep their family language as it is a vital part of identity and culture, says English Language Partners New Zealand (ELPNZ). More >>

Nice one, English Language Partners Wellington!

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 2:34 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

This dynamic organisation scooped the 'Supreme Winner' award for the Wellington City region at the 2013 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards. More >>

English Language Partners wins supreme community award

Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 10:31 am | English Language Partners New Zealand

English Language Partners – an organisation providing resettlement support and English language teaching for migrants and refugees – won the Supreme Winner of the 2013 Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards for Wellington City last night. More >>

New Zealanders speak 160 languages

Tuesday, 5 March 2013, 1:29 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

On a world scale, we’re incredibly diverse. Isn’t it time we looked after our languages as we do other precious resources? The Royal Society of New Zealand has taken a closer look at the need for a national languages policy. More >>

"Welcome" poster in 40 languages

Tuesday, 19 February 2013, 9:46 am | English Language Partners New Zealand

What’s your dream for Kiwiland ? Whatever it is, it’s the answer to this year’s Race Relations Day theme: “Our dream for Aotearoa”. Ours is “Everyone feels welcome here – no matter what language they speak”. To help you celebrate International ... More >>

Light on refugee research

Monday, 17 September 2012, 3:55 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

Imagine you’ve never held a pen. Now couple this with learning to read and write in what is your new language. Refugees with little or no literacy in their own language face enormous challenges in learning English. More >>

Aotearoa - we all belong

Thursday, 2 February 2012, 11:55 am | English Language Partners New Zealand

Do you feel you belong in New Zealand? This question was the inspiration behind a colourful new poster about our multicultural nation. A map of New Zealand was created from the words: ‘Aotearoa, we all belong’ translated into 30 languages. More >>

Local language provides fresh eyes for Kiwi refugees

Friday, 17 June 2011, 1:28 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

Kiwis abroad know learning a little of the local language can make daily life easier. However, for many refugees it’s an essential step in the process of rebuilding their lives in a new country. More >>

Chief Executive inspired by volunteering

Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 1:06 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

One sure-fire way of getting to know an organisation is to experience every role on offer. More >>

Outgoing Chief Executive heads to Harvard

Thursday, 26 May 2011, 2:36 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

English Language Partners’ Chief Executive, Claire Szabó is leaving to undertake a Masters in Public Administration at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. More >>

Celebrating New Zealand’s many ways to say ‘hello’

Tuesday, 15 February 2011, 1:37 pm | English Language Partners New Zealand

English Language Partners is joining hands with Community Languages Association of New Zealand (CLANZ) to produce new resources to celebrate UNESCO’s International Mother Languages Day, 21 February. The two organisations have created a poster and ... More >>

 

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