Key areas of learning Ngā wāhanga ako matua

Tagged with:

  • Mental health
  • Relationships and Sexuality Education
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Body Care and Physical Safety
  • Physical activity
  • Sport Studies
  • Outdoor education
Four young teenage boys talking.

What are the key areas of learning?

The key areas of learning (KAL) are the learning contexts through which the skills and knowledge identified in the achievement objectives are explored. Ākonga should participate in learning opportunities in all of these key learning areas as they progress through the curriculum levels.

The spiral nature of learning in health and physical education means that the key areas of learning will be revisited at different levels and in different learning contexts.