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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.

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.

New Zealand ranked best in world at preparing students for the future

New Zealand has taken out the top spot in the new Worldwide Educating for the Future Index, ahead of Canada and Finland.

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.

Opinion: Frances Valintine – Future-focused? Who are we fooling?

Frances Valintine, Founder The Mind Lab by Unitec & Tech Futures Lab, questions the recent global rankings that claimed New Zealand has the most future-focused education system in the world.

Introducing City Senior School at The Launching Pad

Claire Amos introduces new partnership venture City Senior School at The Launching Pad with Brett O'Riley

Response: a different take on the realities of teaching in Manurewa

Natasha Miller teaches children in a similar catchment as that described by Sam Oldham in his controversial opinion piece, What life looks like at NZ's largest decile one high school. Here, she presents a different view.

Bay of Islands College takes home ‘Got a Trade! School of the Year’ award

Bay of Islands College's efforts in working with its wider community to deliver work-based learning opportunities for its students were acknowledged at the Got a Trade? Got it Made! Industry Training Awards last week in Wellington.

Kia ora te reo – Let the Māori language live

Te Reo Māori is the waka that carries the tikanga. It’s Te Wiki o te Reo Maori (Maori Language week). This year’s theme is Kia ora te reo - Let the Māori language live. Here JODY HOPKINSON looks at three education initiatives aimed at doing just that.

Colour and Community – Bay of Plenty school’s new partnership with fitness provider

Papamoa’s Tahatai Coast School and local fitness provider CrossFit Alliance have embarked on a unique partnership, which was launched today with the gift of a sports T-shirt for every student and staff member in the colour of their whare (house).
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