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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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