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When it comes to teaching and learning, display size matters

New research shows that when it comes to display equipment in today’s innovative learning environments, size matters.

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.

Education, environment and equality hot topics for young Kiwis

The environment, education and equality are what concern young Kiwis the most, according to a new survey designed to inform the programme for this year’s Festival for the Future. New Zealand’s biggest festival for young...

University challenge: Canterbury’s impressive redevelopment

The redevelopment of the University of Canterbury's buildings had to reflect modern ways of learning, while preserving the historical elements of the architecture.

Nayland College makes cloud savings

Nelson's Nayland College recently moved into the Microsoft cloud software ecosystem, and principal Daniel Wilson says the savings have been dramatic.

Computational kids

It seems computational thinking is a simple concept that can be taught in age-appropriate ways, and there are some compelling reasons for starting kids so young. 

Latest Teacher-led Innovation Fund projects announced

A teaching project at an early childhood education (ECE) centre in Auckland is among 33 new and innovative teaching projects in schools and ECE centres that are now able to get underway thanks to funding from...

REANNZ network receives Govt funding through to 2024

REANNZ, the high-speed telecommunications network powering New Zealand's research, education and innovation communities, has confirmed it will receive Government funding through until at least 2024.

Girls mean business

Young people entering the workforce today are likely to have at least seven different careers during their working lives, and many of today's careers won't exist in 10 years.

Auckland School gets on board Mastercard Girls4Tech to encourage STEM Education

As term four begins, an Auckland school is ramping up its focus on STEM with Girls4Tech™, a global Mastercard initiative, to encourage girls to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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