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Are our kids future fit? Building 21C skills for the new world of work

Auckland based start-up 21C Skills Lab is hosting a series of events in October to raise awareness of the challenge and opportunity around 21C skills.

Doctorate meets career

It can sometimes be difficult to make the connection between doctorate-level qualifications and the world of work. However, Otago Polytechnic’s newly launched Doctor of Professional Practice is helping to join the dots.

Educating teachers for a complex world

Two recent reports focus on newly graduated teachers and how they fare in the classroom. MELISSA WASTNEY talks to two leaders of teacher education programmes about the consistency of teacher training across the country.

Opinion: Briar Lipson – What is the evidence on Inquiry Learning?

Despite little evidence of impact, Inquiry Learning is at the heart of New Zealand’s curriculum. One of seven values it encourages in students, inquiry also crops up in the titles of six of the 25...

Opinion: Whetu Cormick – focusing on Māori achievement

President of New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) WHETU CORMICK says Māori Achievement Collaborations (MACs) are proving to be highly effective.

Assuring the quality of tertiary teaching in New Zealand

DR JOHN BOEREBOOM argues that we need to develop a clearer framework to measure quality tertiary teaching in New Zealand.

Bridging the gap between research and practice in education

Teachers’ access to reliable, relevant and actionable research will get a boost in February with the launch of a new digital platform offering free, easy-to-access resources that enhance their classroom practice.

Tom Nicholson: Phonics helps kids to crack code

Professor Tom Nicholson is a specialist in children's literacy at Massey University's Institute of Education, Auckland campus.

We don’t need to reinvent the wheel… or do we?

Teacher Danielle Myburgh asks: Are we frequently accepting outdated, old fashioned, ineffective, unproductive wooden spoke wheels in education?

Art teachers about to descend on Whanganui

Art teachers from throughout New Zealand will descend on Whanganui for the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators' (ANZAAE) 2017 Conference.
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