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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Technology hui for teachers, by teachers

Computing giant Microsoft to host technology hui for teachers this weekend.

School children surrounded by unhealthy eating messages

A major cause of New Zealand’s high rates of obesity has been mapped in a world-first study.

School leadership legacy

The legacy of a University of Auckland academic who changed the way educators around the world view school leadership and improved outcomes for school students across the globe is being celebrated with the awarding of the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

Pressures of university putting students at risk

A new study has exposed the reality of tertiary students’ mental health

Pasifika and Māori maths research honoured

Massey University mathematics education specialists have won a major award for their research in designing new teaching methods to improve Pasifika and Māori student achievement.

$23m funding for rebuild of two special schools

Two special schools will be rebuilt at a cost of $23 million, Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin has announced.

Bringing 21st century teaching and learning to schools with cloud

Warwick Beban says moving to a full cloud model means schools can fully deliver and benefit from 21st century teaching and learning, allowing staff and students to access school resources anywhere and at any time.

Student counselling in crisis: Are the new support guidelines enough?

With many student counsellors now leaving the profession, the need for better resourcing and support has never been more acute. New guidelines aimed at supporting secondary school counsellors, however, have been found wanting. Rachel Helyer Donaldson reports.

Half of teachers at a south Auckland school on verge of quitting

About half of the teachers at a south Auckland school are on the verge of quitting if better pay isn't negotiated soon.

Treaty of Waitangi claim made against closing charter schools

Two leading Māori educators yesterday lodged a Treaty of Waitangi claim alleging that the Government closing charter schools will disproportionately affect Māori who make up the majority of charter school students.


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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Are our schools preparing learners for 2030?

Mark Treadwell, author of ‘The Future of Learning’, contributes the first of a series of articles that looks at what schools are going to have to do to stay relevant and develop the necessary set of skills and capabilities required by our society and workplaces.