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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.

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.

Kaitao Intermediate ensuring positive behaviour in pupils

A Rotorua school principal believes schools nationwide need to adopt new ways of thinking to ensure they abide by the standards for physical restraint.

ENACTING SCHOOL VISION – Are we walking the talk?

Core Education’s JO WILSON describes the steps schools and communities can take in order to achieve their preferable future

Ten years of ten trends

As CORE Education’s influential Ten Trends initiative enters its 10th year, KAREN SPENCER looks back on the origins of the trends and what’s in store for 2016.

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.

RESEARCHING TEACHING: The importance of SoTL

The new director of Ako Aotearoa DR STANLEY FRIELICK discusses the evolution of research around the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) and its importance to tertiary education.

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.

Whangaehu School principal’s role step up for Trish Reddish

The new principal at Whangaehu School, who took up the role on August 21, believes she has the best of both worlds.

Education Leaders Forum kicks off today

Around 100 education leaders will meet at the annual Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua this week to better understand how to help positively shape the futures of children and young adults.
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