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Online or onsite education: how do you choose?

There are so many reasons for choosing e-learning. You can study when and where you choose, thereby slotting it in around commitments of work and home. There is no cost attached to opening a...

Excluded students need more support, say principals

By RNZ Some school principals are calling for more and consistent support when students are excluded. They say the way students are dealt with after being suspended will leave already at-risk students worse off. The Education Act is...

Million dollar Government boost to get school students into trades

A Government cash injection of more than $1 million will go towards trades-based events at New Zealand schools. More than 340 schools will receive $3000 each to run the expo-style experiences this year, most in...

The battle of the lunchbox

There’s a battle going on that won’t be on the news tonight, yet mums and dad around the world know it all too well. I’m talking, of course, about the battle of the lunchbox. Every...

On-the-job training and vocational training: what’s the difference?

On-the-job training Almost every job entails some on-the-job training, the degree of which will be determined by how much skill and knowledge the employee has and the type of work involved. Some employees start work...

Vegan butchering and other future skills: what will you need?

How we work and what work looks like looks set to change markedly in the near future with five million jobs looking set to be lost to automation by 2025. This doesn’t mean we all...

KidsCan says continued hardship for families is impacting education

By RNZ As schools across the country begin to reopen, low decile schools have shared the struggles many families are facing - with some siblings sharing uniforms. KidsCan provides snacks and meals, raincoats, shoes and sanitary items...

The Need for Curriculum Integration Years 1- 10 in New Zealand

By Graham Foster BSc, Dip Ed Admin, Dip Tchg Curriculum Integration is just one aspect of curriculum development, learning, teaching, technology and assessment. Current research seems to show that we may need to consider partly...

Beat the back to school blues: Top tips for parents

It's back to school for thousands of Kiwi kids in just over a week, but no need to pack the tissues with these top tips for getting little ones excited about returning to the...

NCEA’s big revamp

A shake-up of New Zealand’s major school leaving qualification is underway. The government is making changes to the NCEA exam system, first introduced in 2002. The changes include strengthening literacy and numeracy requirements, having...
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