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Chalktalks: Meet our new panellist, Dr Melinda Webber

Education Central is delighted to introduce Dr Melinda Webber as our newest panel member for our first ChalkTalks panel discussion, ‘Under the Microscope: The NCEA Review’.

Charter school approved to stay open as integrated school

A charter school set up by the Manukau Urban Māori Authority when Willie Jackson was its chief executive has been approved to become a state-integrated school.

New “become a teacher” TV advertising campaign

A new advertising campaign to attract more teachers to the profession will launch on TV tonight, in response to the teaching shortage crisis.

Education New Zealand’s scholarship campaign takes out global international education award

Education New Zealand’s 1 Million Cents Scholarship won Marketing Campaign of the Year at a global international education awards ceremony in London.

Equitable, learner-centred and connected to community: what Kiwis want education to look like

The insights from the Education Summits reveal what New Zealanders expect from their education system and help inform the Government’s education reforms.

Opinion: Kaanihi Butler-Hare – Te Reo Māori and Aotearoa history should be taught in...

Seventeen-year-old Kaanihi Butler-Hare is a student at the Māori immersion kura, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Ara Whānui in Lower Hutt. He is studying English through Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) and wrote this persuasive piece about Te Reo Māori for his level 2 Writing folio.

Access, not compulsion – Nikki Kaye’s Strengthening Second Language Learning Bill

Former Minister and current National education spokesperson Nikki Kaye tells JAYLAN BOYLE she wants to reach across party lines to progress her Strengthening Second Language Learning Bill, which she also believes will realise universal access to te reo Māori at primary and intermediate level.

The importance of incorporating te reo Māori into the curriculum

It is Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori and as the Green Party calls again for Te Reo Māori to be a core curriculum subject by 2025, Jody Hopkinson looks at examples where our first language is being honoured.

Reclaim, reframe and realise: culturally sustainable ECE

Dr Lesley Rameka’s research looked at the importance of reclaiming, reframing and realising Māori and Pacific cultural knowledge in early childhood education settings.

Te reo report card for schools: Trying hard, but ‘fragile’

A new report says schools are trying hard with te reo Māori but their successes are "fragile" - often depending on a single Māori teacher and liable to collapse if that person leaves.
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REIMAGINING QUALIFICATIONS

Why should we reimagine qualifications?

JUDE BARBACK introduces Education Central’s special feature series ‘Reimagining Qualifications’ with a trip down memory lane.

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