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Emerging from The Mind Lab

Kristin School teacher, NATHAN CALVERT was among the first 130 teachers to undertake The Mind Lab by Unitec’s Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning). He was named as the winner of the NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award. Here, Education Review asks him about the award, the course and the future.

Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards finalists named

Education Minister Hekia Parata says eleven entrants have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards.

Making a digital difference in education

FRANCES VALINTINE says ‘eureka’ moments and shrieks of delight are common at The Mind Lab by Unitec as teachers embrace digital and collaborative learning.

Profile of a Principal

We look at three principals of very different schools and their thoughts on leadership.

Flipped learning in kiwi classrooms

With internet access nearly within every student’s grasp, the focus shifts from getting a device in every student’s hands, to what to do with it once it’s there. Flipped learning is one option that is proving popular throughout the world.

Top teachers recognised

Five outstanding New Zealand teachers have been recognised at the 2014 ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA).

“HEROES IN OUR SOCIETY”: Singing the praises of excellent tertiary teachers

The recipients of the 2013 Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards prove that teaching excellence can benefit learners and strengthen communities.

Starting kids’ learning engines

BOB SULLO has been an English teacher, school psychologist, school adjustment counsellor, and school administrator. Now he is a full-time consultant with several books about internal control and motivation to his name, including Teach Them to be Happy, The Inspiring Teacher, Activating the Desire to Learn, and The Motivated Student. In this article, Bob talks about options teachers have for awakening student motivation.

Kick-start the learning engine, or use a key?

BOB SULLO looks at options teachers have for awakening student motivation
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