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PD FOR TERTIARY TEACHERS: Yes please!

Professional development for tertiary educators is vital. In the absence of formal training, the opportunity to collaborate with others to share best practice and learn new skills and strategies is essential. Cath Fraser talks about her Problem-Based Learning workshop, aimed at tertiary educators

New scholarship to support greenhouse gas research

A new $400,000 scholarship programme to build global expertise on climate change, agriculture and food security has been announced.

The write path to remedial spelling

The campaigner, the Ministry, and the schools. JUDE BARBACK considers the different stances when it comes to addressing remedial spelling in schools.

Play based learning: producing critical, creative and innovative thinkers

STEPHANIE MENZIES enters a plea to bring play back into the classroom.

Story of ‘where food comes from’ starts to grow on teachers

Interest in a free-to-use science teaching tool, which draws on the story of where food comes from, food production and the role of primary industry in New Zealand, is starting to flourish across the education sector.

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.

Innovation Quarter brings business minds together

A shifting of three economic development agencies into one premises will not on its own achieve economic growth, Hamish McDouall says.

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.

Sweeping changes to City College’s curriculum for 2018

Whanganui City College is scrapping its subject-based learning.

Rotorua teacher with passion for making a difference to receive national award

A Rotorua teacher with a passion for making a difference will be honoured with a national teaching award.
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