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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Beating the summer learning slump

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

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.

New Zealand’s SpaceTeddy aiming to break records as he reaches for top of stratosphere

This teddy bear has already been into Earth's stratosphere and plummeted back to Earth.

Students have fun at Robotics Championships in Rotorua

Students came together to battle it out with their robots at the VEX Robotics Competition 2017, with spots in the world championships up for grabs.

Local Focus: What do you get when you cross a labrador with a librarian?

Could a cross between a librarian and a labrador be the answer to New Zealand children's shocking reading levels?

Unlocking Curious Minds fund recipients announced for 2018

Funding for 33 innovative science projects through the 2018 Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund has been announced.

One-on-one: Dave Randell

On entering his office, the only sound comes from Dave Randell's computer keyboard, where he's at work. Always at work.

School of the Week: Katikati College

The school ball, student performances and prizegivings - these are a few of Carolyn Pentecost's favourite things.

Local Focus: AC Army teens supporting their community with food for those in need

It's a church gathering, but not as you might expect.

Flipped learning well suited to international learners

Schools are finding that 'flipped learning' is well suited to international learners.

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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.

New CEO for N4L