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Mount Maunganui school to host pilot diabetes education programme

A week of healthy eating, moving and learning awaits students at Arataki Primary School in Mount Maunganui. Two key messages for the children would be positive and simple: drink more water, eat real food.

Teachers, parents lose faith in homework

More than a third of New Zealand teachers and parents say they are increasingly doubting the value of homework.

Is this the future of NCEA?

Simon Collins examines one school’s experience of what education might look like under the new Labour-led Government.

Concerns new MLEs may fail kids who need help the most

There are concerns about the effectiveness of modern learning environments (MLEs) for students with difficulties. PPTA President Jack Boyle speaks to Mike Hosking.

Rotorua teacher with passion for making a difference to receive national award

A Rotorua teacher with a passion for making a difference will be honoured with a national teaching award.

NCEA examinations start next week

With NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations starting next week, the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is reminding students to make sure they are ready.

Opinion: Ann Milne – Who should learn most about White Privilege—Māori children or Pākehā...

The reason we need to teach Pākehā children about privilege is not to make them feel guilt—it is to make sure they do not grow up to perpetuate the situation writes Dr Ann Milne.

Far North school’s approach to learning presented on world stage

Representatives of a small decile 1A rural school in the Far North will meet with global educators in Auckland next month to share the innovative arts-integrative learning methods that are empowering their pupils.

More mental health issues being seen at a young age, counsellor says

A Tauranga counsellor says she is seeing increasing levels of anxiety in children and would like counsellors to be brought into primary schools to address the issues earlier.

Improving Māori student achievement through effective use of data

Research out of the University of Auckland highlights just how important the effective use of quality data in schools is in helping to raise Māori student achievement.
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