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Student teachers embrace new training model

A new, in-school-based model of educating secondary school teachers has been warmly embraced by the first inductees, with some even describing the initiative as pivotal to their decision to pursue further qualifications and thereby...

Te Rito Maioha says Budget must address long overdue funding gap

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand is calling on the Government to find scope in this year’s Budget to inject well deserved and long overdue funding into the ECE sector.  Te Rito Maioha Chief Executive Kathy Wolfe says, “hearing Finance Minister Grant Robertson outlining the...

The buzz of Spelling Bee is back

New Zealand’s national spelling bee competition is back this year after being cancelled last year due to COVID-19.

Are Kiwi kids getting the education they deserve?

a new report from The New Zealand Initiative says it is not clear whether the education system is serving our children as well as it should.

History curriculum ‘a major step in nation building’  

AUT History Professor Paul Moon says the Government release today of its proposed history curriculum for New Zealand schools is a substantial opportunity and a major step in nation building.

Opinion: Just like our health, IT networks need monitoring after COVID-19 too

Daniel Sultana, Asia Pacific Regional Director at Paessler, says New Zealand must continue to adapt, invest in robust technology and be willing to be both innovative and measured in these uncertain times.

‘The trend is of concern’ – School leavers with no qualifications rises

By John Gerritsen of RNZ The number of teenagers leaving school with no qualification rose for the second consecutive year in 2019 with boys and Māori worst affected, Education Ministry figures show. Twelve per cent of...

Opinion: Education must act on advances made during lockdowns

The Government must now focus on the opportunities the Covid-19 pandemic has provided our country, not just the threats, says Crimson Education founder Jamie Beaton.

More studying online, with education flexibility acknowledged

A prominent educationalist says with more Kiwi kids engaging in part-time online learning this summer, it’s positive that Children’s Commissioner Judge Andrew Becroft has supported the flexibility online education can offer many young students. “It’s...

What makes a great leader in uncertain times?

Leading Powerful Professional Learning; responding to complexity with adaptive expertise by Deidre Le Fevre, Helen Timperley, Kaye Twyford and Fiona Ell from the University of Auckland is the result of extensive collaborative research in schools...

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