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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Global honour for Hawke’s Bay Longworth Education forest school

A family that has shown kids the joy of learning in the environment, and shared the value with thousands of teachers, has made a list of the world's most innovative educators.

Secondary students encouraged to enter inaugural Crimson awards

A new set of national awards for student athletes, leaders, entrepreneurs, performers and academics have been launched by Crimson Education.

Beating the summer learning slump

An initiative to get kids blogging over the summer holidays will help prevent the summer learning slump.

What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary

In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.

Local pupils sign up to dog ban on Tutukaka

Pupils from Ngunguru School on one of New Zealand's iconic coastal stretches are sending a strong ''no dogs'' message to protect nesting seabirds.

New Zealand’s SpaceTeddy aiming to break records as he reaches for top of stratosphere

This teddy bear has already been into Earth's stratosphere and plummeted back to Earth.

Opinion: Mayleen Gautusa – ‘Solution-itis’: No such thing as a quick fix

Mayleen Gautusa argues that there is no quick fix when it comes to improving our students' reading abilities.

Students have fun at Robotics Championships in Rotorua

Students came together to battle it out with their robots at the VEX Robotics Competition 2017, with spots in the world championships up for grabs.

Scholarships to AUT give four Northlanders chance to eventually assist their hapu

Four young Northlanders have received scholarships aimed at supporting Maori to gain qualifications that will assist in the growth of their hapu.

Local Focus: What do you get when you cross a labrador with a librarian?

Could a cross between a librarian and a labrador be the answer to New Zealand children's shocking reading levels?

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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.