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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.

Overseas education experts to hit NZ shores in 2018

Kiwi teachers will have the chance this year to learn about an internationally acclaimed whole school approach to wellbeing and positive behaviour.

New charity partnership helps Kiwi kids

A new charity initiative is aiming to support Kiwi kids by partnering with charities that are already making a difference.

Opinion: Claire Amos – The Joy of Teaching – Why this is the best...

Claire Amos celebrates her 20th teaching anniversary with a blog about the twenty reasons she believes teaching and education is the best career choice ever.

Editorial: NCEA, assessment and attitudes must change

Senior school students received their NCEA results this week and few will have been surprised. Their teachers will have ensured that most of them got their required credits from internal assessments before they sat the national exams.

School could be to blame for adult illiteracy

People slipping through the cracks of the education system are being blamed for a high level of illiteracy in adults.

The end of NCEA as we know it?

The Government’s review of NCEA is set to address the impact of over-assessment on students and teachers.

10 global education innovations to inspire kiwi educators

An artificial intelligence programme to detect dyslexia, a crowd-sourcing educational tool for project-based learning, and an app aimed to support teenagers with stress and anxiety are just some of the inspiring global education innovations that could work in New Zealand.

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.
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