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Artist Pascal Atiga-Bridger goes back to school to inspire kids

Atiga-Bridger says he tries to live by the Samoan proverb "tautua nei mo sou manuia a taeao - serve now for a better tomorrow" and wants to make art which involves and strengthens the community.

Mount Maunganui school to host pilot diabetes education programme

A week of healthy eating, moving and learning awaits students at Arataki Primary School in Mount Maunganui. Two key messages for the children would be positive and simple: drink more water, eat real food.

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.

Far North school’s approach to learning presented on world stage

Representatives of a small decile 1A rural school in the Far North will meet with global educators in Auckland next month to share the innovative arts-integrative learning methods that are empowering their pupils.

Opinion: Conrad Waitoa – The academic model I grew up in

In a traditional academic model, we group students together, usually by age and perceived ability, and they shepherd them all together at the same pace. Here, Conrad Waitoa talks about the idea of letting students tap into their potential by mastering concepts

Roquette opens new Asia Pacific Headquarters and an Innovation Center in Singapore

Roquette opens new Asia Pacific Headquarters - these new facilities will be focused on Food, Nutrition and Pharma to better address eating habits and health concerns of Asian consumers.

New private sports school planned for Tauranga

Plans are in place for a new private school in Tauranga which will allow talented young athletes to complete NCEA while honing skills in their chosen sport.

Sweeping changes to City College’s curriculum for 2018

Whanganui City College is scrapping its subject-based learning.

Celebrating Chinese language and culture

Whanganui High School students had the chance to learn about Chinese language and culture during Chinese Language Week celebrations.

Recognition for historian’s innovative teaching practices

Professor Paul Moon proved the experts wrong when his fully online history courses increased student engagement. This week his efforts have been recognised by AUT's highest accolade.
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