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Bridging theory and practice – the value of the Aitken Fellowship

As Bill Hubbard reaches the end of his first year as a recipient of the Aitken fellowship, he reflects on that year and what makes the Aitken Fellowship so valuable to both himself and to the wider education sector.

Tara Kanji to become the new principal for Tauranga Girls College

A new principal for Tauranga Girls College has been announced.

University lecturer gets key NZ First job

Political science lecturer and commentator Jon Johansson is the new chief of staff for New Zealand First.

Dean of Education and Social Work retiring after 40 years in education

The University of Auckland’s Dean of Education and Social Work, Professor Graeme Aitken, grew up in schools and knew he was going to be a teacher from age 15. Now retiring after 40 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, university lecturer and Dean, he presented a retrospective lecture of his time in Education.  

Teachers vow to make NZ schools carbon neutral

New Zealand schools will soon be "carbon-neutral" if the teachers have their way.

Whangaehu School principal’s role step up for Trish Reddish

The new principal at Whangaehu School, who took up the role on August 21, believes she has the best of both worlds.

Youthtown brings development activities to Hawke’s Bay

A national not-for-profit youth development organisation that has been operating since 1932 has arrived in Hawke's Bay, offering selected schools sport, outdoor and leadership opportunities alongside students' regular schooling.

Boost for Bay youth development initiatives

The Government has announced new partnerships to support two youth development programmes in the Bay of Plenty.

We don’t need to reinvent the wheel… or do we?

Teacher Danielle Myburgh asks: Are we frequently accepting outdated, old fashioned, ineffective, unproductive wooden spoke wheels in education?

Schools and principals stronger together – NZSPC

Introducing new NZSPC (New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council) chair, Darfield High School principal James Morris.
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