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Student spotlight: Maori Scholarship winner awarded Dux

Year 13 student Carym Wharerau enjoyed great success in his final year of school at Okaihau School.

Growing BIG at kindy

A love of gardening has taken root in more than 220 kindergartens nationwide, thanks to the Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project.

Business woman Sarah Reo humbled to receive honour

A Havelock North woman humbly accepted her New Year Honour on behalf of many who she says deserved it more.

Research reveals importance of students learning from their mistakes

Having the confidence to try new things and admit when you don’t understand something is a vital part of learning, yet it is also one that many students struggle with. New research has revealed some of the reasons why students retreat from uncertainty, and how educators can help.

Schools need to focus on kids, not adults – School Trustees Association

Schools need to remember their core business looking after children, not adults.

Global honour for Hawke’s Bay Longworth Education forest school

A family that has shown kids the joy of learning in the environment, and shared the value with thousands of teachers, has made a list of the world's most innovative educators.

Secondary students encouraged to enter inaugural Crimson awards

A new set of national awards for student athletes, leaders, entrepreneurs, performers and academics have been launched by Crimson Education.

Beating the summer learning slump

An initiative to get kids blogging over the summer holidays will help prevent the summer learning slump.

What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary

In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.

Local pupils sign up to dog ban on Tutukaka

Pupils from Ngunguru School on one of New Zealand's iconic coastal stretches are sending a strong ''no dogs'' message to protect nesting seabirds.
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