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Plan for university in Tauranga boosts building consents

A consent issued for stage one of the new university in Tauranga's city centre has contributed to a 41.7 per cent increase in building consents issued last month.

Relief at last for overcrowded Rowandale School in Manurewa

A chronically overcrowded Manurewa school has finally won Government funding to build six new classrooms.

SIGNALLING AN END TO READER/WRITERS – The effectiveness of assistive technologies

When Kapiti College found providing reader/writers to its growing number of dyslexic students unsustainable, it looked to assistive technologies for answers

Bring your own approach

As it becomes increasingly necessary for students to have access to a digital device, each school must find a way to provide access that best suits its learners and its community. As JUDE BARBACK discovers, there is no single best approach, but many factors to consider, not least cost and digital equality

Slaves to servers or heads in the clouds?

We look at why schools should overcome their fears and leap completely into the cloud

Innovative learning environments: where’s the evidence?

MARK OSBORNE suggests that when teacher pedagogy and physical learning environments are aligned there are significant gains to be made in achievement.

8 tips for selecting a learning management system

Find all the top tips for selecting a learning management system for your school or tertiary institution

Integrating digital technology – one school’s great GAFE journey

CRAIG McDONALD and BEC POWER share how the integration of digital technology is supporting their school’s transition to modern learning environments and is helping to enhance and redefine learning.

Bringing 3D printing to the classroom

Education Review considers the viability and impact of 3D printing for New Zealand schools.

Crying out for Chromebooks?

With schools well-versed in the tablet vs netbook debate, Google have thrown another option into the mix. Touted as cheap, fast and functional, could Google Chromebooks be just what schools are looking for?
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