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Later bedtimes fine for pre-schoolers if they get enough sleep

Parents of pre-schoolers can take reassurance from new Otago research which shows early bedtimes aren’t vital for healthy development, as long as young children get enough sleep.

Games tournament promotes pride, confidence and tikanga

Before Covid-19 saw schools closed and many sporting events postponed or cancelled around the country, tamariki from 12 primary schools and two intermediates joined together to participate in Upper Hutt’s second traditional Māori games.

NZ parents concerned children could catch COVID-19 at school – Otago study

More than 60 per cent of parents were either ‘extremely’, ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ worried about their children catching COVID-19 at school, when surveyed just prior to schools reopening at Alert Level 2.

Careerforce welcomes targeted training and apprenticeships fund

The details of a $320m Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF), designed to support vocational training across high-demand industries have now been announced.

Bridging the digital divide

Government efforts during the Covid-19 crisis built on the work underway to bridge the digital divide in Aotearoa. We look at how momentum in closing the gap can be maintained.

Culturally sustaining online learning environments

More than 2,000 teachers tuned into a webinar held by Dr Ann Milne in April about how schools will develop critical, culturally sustaining content online.

Creative scheme enriches Banks Peninsula community

The Ministry of Education’s Creatives in Schools programme will result in a series of brochures for visitors to a remote but significant museum in Banks Peninsula.

Study investigates New Zealanders’ attitudes towards working from home

A University of Otago study of 2,595 New Zealanders working from home during lockdown suggests that most people were equally or more productive.

Covid-19 success gives Kiwi universities unique opportunity to attract new wave of keen international...

New Zealand’s relative success against Covid-19 now gives Kiwi universities a unique opportunity to attract a new wave of keen international students, according to a report by the New Zealand Initiative. In the report, Open for...

Blokes vs Books – A Reading Initiative

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