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The Incredible Years Autism programme in action

The Incredible Years Autism programme (IYA) is a Ministry of Education social wellbeing initiative that focuses on key adults (caregivers and whānau, teachers/kaiako) who support children on the autism spectrum. The IYA programme was developed...

High time for recognition of vocational excellence

At senior prize giving in Sacred Heart Girls’ College in New Plymouth this year, a new award was handed out, and coming as a huge surprise to the winner. Kyah Jones became the first...

Edternships place teachers into business for the new world of work

21C Skills Lab has launched a new programme focused on teachers to ensure they are connected and skilled for the future of business.  The Edternships Programme invests in exceptional Y7-13 teachers by connecting them with a leading New...

Navigating Technological Disruption and Innovation in New Zealand

New Zealand’s leading academics, business owners and educators have joined forces to explore ground-breaking research and exciting new opportunities in the technology, innovation and education sectors. The inaugural New Zealand Conference for Business and Technology...

Principals welcome education reforms, but need clarification

There are early signs principals and teachers will support the biggest overhaul of the school system in 30 years. The plan announced today includes creating a new division of the Education Ministry to work more...

Quitting Facebook could boost exam results

In research that validates what many parents and educators suspect, students with below average grades could boost their results if they quit or limit Facebook and other social networking sites. The study, led by Dr...

Media alert: How schools and other educational institutions can combat cyberbullying

More than 90 per cent of Australian teenagers own a smartphone 1 and even 67 per cent of primary-school-aged children own their own screen-based, mobile device ,2  With such pervasive use of technology in schools, it’s no...

Opinion: The perfect, constructed, mental-health storm for our young people.

A positive future is an anchor for all young people. Doubt, anxiety and addictions create cycles that are very hard to break and adults and politically oriented interest groups are superb at exploiting children...

Bee study supports differentiated learning

In 2016 an apiscope – an observational beehive – was installed at the school. The Apiscope Buzz project, led by Associate Professor Tracy Riley from Massey’s Institute of Education and Distinguished Professor Anne Noble...

Mandatory anti-bullying call to break NZ’s horrific record in schools

Two independent watchdogs have launched a campaign to make all schools record every case of bullying and adopt anti-bullying moves that have been proven to work. Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft and new Race Relations Commissioner...

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