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FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE: A day in the life of a UK relief teacher

With work proving difficult to come by in New Zealand, CHRISTIAN BRIENESSE, a history and English teacher from Dunedin, sought teaching and travelling opportunities in the UK.

‘Boys in skirts’ win battle to wear shorts to school in summer

The 'boys in skirts' protesters have won their battle to wear shorts at school during the summer in order to beat the heat.

College old girl heads Canadian union

Stephanie Smith, a former student of Whanganui Girls' College has been re-elected president of the British Columbia Government Employees Union.

School bans girls and boys playing together at breaks

A co-ed Catholic primary school has come under fire from parents after introducing a "no socialising" rule between the students of the opposite sex, news.com.au reports.
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Are our school leavers Asia-ready?

The Asia New Zealand Foundation has released the results of its 2016 school leavers survey ‘Losing Momentum – School Leavers’ Asia Engagement’, which looked at the Asia-readiness of our year 12 and 13 students....

Aussie plan to strip Kiwis’ uni subsidies ‘discriminatory’

Australian politicians have ruled a proposal to take away university subsidies from Kiwi expats is discriminatory.

‘Role Model’ teachers are central to good character education

New research shows that when teachers view themselves as character educators it helps develop a shared "virtue literacy" with students.

Turkey to stop teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution in high schools

Turkey will stop teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in high schools, deeming it controversial and difficult to understand, a senior education official says.

Offshore opportunities: early childhood teaching abroad

KATE RUSSELL talks about what to expect teaching toddlers in other countries.

Offshore delivery of education boosts economic growth

A new report shows the revenue from New Zealand’s education services delivered offshore rose to $171 million last year, an increase from an estimated $104 million in 2012.
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