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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Sexuality education: timely advice for Kiwi teachers

International expert says New Zealand is lacking in community consultation when it comes to sexuality education. By REBEKAH FRASER.

Kavanagh College introduces agribusiness as subject

The introduction of agribusiness as a subject at Kavanagh College signals "exciting times" in education.

Excellent Kiwi teachers acknowledged

Six teachers were acknowledged in the ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) last week at an official ceremony hosted by Education Minister Chris Hipkins in Wellington.

Doing something about dyslexia

The Government is poised to make changes to provide better screening and support for children with dyslexia, reports JODY HOPKINSON.

Opinion: Steve Morris -True school reform may lay in the hands of an orange...

Steve Morris says true educational reform will come from tapping into every student’s potential, by raising their happiness and engagement levels, and by creating a sense of community around students.

Judging panel for the PM’s Excellence Awards announced

Adventurer and outdoor education provider Sir Graeme Dingle and Disability Rights Commissioner Paula Tesoriero are among those who will judge the 2018 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award finalists, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.

Bridging the gap between research and practice in education

Teachers’ access to reliable, relevant and actionable research will get a boost in February with the launch of a new digital platform offering free, easy-to-access resources that enhance their classroom practice.

Educating teachers for a complex world

Two recent reports focus on newly graduated teachers and how they fare in the classroom. MELISSA WASTNEY talks to two leaders of teacher education programmes about the consistency of teacher training across the country.

Māori school feeds body, mind and spirit for $4 a day

Parents of students at Tai Wānanga don't pay anything for education - but they pay $4 a day for the school to give their children breakfast and lunch.

Inspiring classroom innovation

Inspiring creativity and innovation among the nation’s students may require a move away from traditional teaching practices, particularly at tertiary level, according to University of Waikato PhD student Richard Heraud.

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