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Teachers share practice at PLD Expo

Around 400 teachers and school staff took part in a dynamic professional learning and development (PLD) event in Wellington in April, which included a kōrero from psychologist Nigel Latta about managing stress and workload.

EIT offers next step into electric future

A new EIT programme, which starts on Monday, 2 August, this year has been designed to give automotive technicians the skills required to repair a future fleet of electric vehicles.

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.

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