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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.

Teachers’ PLD to become Education Council’s responsibility

Responsibility for teachers’ professional learning and development (PLD) will be transferred from the Ministry of Education to the Education Council.

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.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Science a sore point in the Bay of Plenty

Science is not being taught enough in primary and intermediate schools - something House of Science founder Chris Duggan is working to change.

How MACS are improving opportunities for Māori leaders

LIZ HAWES discusses how the Ministry of Education, the New Zealand Principals’ Federation and Te Akatea, the Māori Principals’ Association have worked together to develop a professional learning development programme for teachers of Māori learners.

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.

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

PD FOR TERTIARY TEACHERS: Yes please!

Professional development for tertiary educators is vital. In the absence of formal training, the opportunity to collaborate with others to share best practice and learn new skills and strategies is essential. Cath Fraser talks about her Problem-Based Learning workshop, aimed at tertiary educators

What if we didn’t do it alone?

#edchatNZ founder DANIELLE MYBURGH extends an invitation to join the new #edchatNZ MOOC (massive open online course) – a professional development opportunity with a difference for New Zealand educators.

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.
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