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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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.

Teacher of the Moment: Donna Nichol

Organising a Kiwisport day for a Christchurch school led Dunedin teacher DONNA NICHOL to a career in teaching.

Broadening student horizons – the value of a sister school partnership

Principal of Pigeon Mountain Primary School in Auckland, IAN DICKINSON, reflects on the school’s recent trip to visit its sister school in China and the benefits of such programmes.

Empowering boys to be great men

A boys' programme focused on incorporating 'real world' skills into students' learning is gaining recognition.

Teacher of the Moment: Andre Jay

Education Central asks Bay of Plenty teacher ANDRE JAY about his career path to date and the highs and lows of teaching.

Educating the Fidgetal Generation

JUDE BARBACK gets a glimpse at what the classroom of the future will look like at global education technology summit Bett Asia 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

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Opinion: Kathy Wolfe – Providing our tamariki with a strong beginning

Much media attention has been devoted to concerns about the quality of some early childhood education (ECE) services, and this year’s begun with the spotlight on the inadequate supply of teachers – including ECE teachers.