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Friday, February 23, 2018

Waipukurau School triumphantly embraces the new

Waipukurau School might be turning 150 years old in October, but it has embraced the latest educational trend - Innovative Learning Environments.

Steaming silverbeet and saving seed

Sustainability concepts and the food cycle are being taught in authentic ways at Lower Hutt’s Epuni School. An old soccer field has been transformed into a thriving orchard and vegetable garden that aims to...

New strings to their bows

Sistema Aotearoa's music education programme melds Mozart and waiata and is changing communities, one violin at a time, writes MELISSA WASTNEY.

Generating seismic shifts with reciprocal teaching

Educational psychologist and teacher JULIA WESTERA continues to be a passionate advocate for reciprocal teaching and in this article she introduces a new initiative and provides a follow-up on two Q & A sessions reported in Education Gazette in April 2014 and November 2015.

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.

Shine like a diamond: PM’s supreme award winner

Education Review asks Te Taka Keegan, recipient of this year’s Prime Minister’s Supreme Award at the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards, about what it takes to shine in tertiary teaching.

ADVENTUROUS LEARNING – Inside and Outside the classroom

MIKE BROWN and SIMON BEAMES discuss their new book, Adventurous Learning: A pedagogy for a changing world, which presents a framework for enhanced learning experiences.

Eastern Bay of Plenty schools line up for robotics challenge

Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition in Whakatane this week.

Boost for young female athletes

A new programme to begin next year is aimed at producing consistently higher standard athletes at Tauranga Girls' College.

THE MAKER MOVEMENT: A portal of possibility

KIMBERLY BAARS discusses the benefits of bringing a maker-centred approach into the classroom.

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