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Kiwi kids to get helping hand with managing life’s challenges

A free programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs will soon be available to any primary or intermediate school in New Zealand.

Education Minister announces Construction Centre of Vocational Excellence

The ‘ConCOVE’ consortia has been successful in its bid to form the Centre of Vocational Excellence for the construction and infrastructure industries.

Dyslexia an advantage, says business owner

Dunedin-based business owner David Begg hasn’t let Dyslexia hold him back from growing two successful cleaning companies; in fact, he says it’s been an advantage.

‘Science of Reading’ omitted from Chief Education Scientific Advisor’s literacy report

Lifting Literacy Aotearoa is astonished that a report published last week by the Chief Science Advisor fails to mention the ‘Science of Reading’.

Ara hosts Minister: Institute’s release of ‘Framework for Māori Achievement’

Minister Kelvin Davis visited Ara Institute of Canterbury on 11 August and was briefed on the status of the Institute's very first ‘Framework for Māori Achievement’.

Forum: How will vocational education and training look in this new future?

Registrations are now open for the all-digital New Zealand Vocational Education and Training Research Forum on 12 November 2020.

Improving equity through innovation

Grant Klinkum, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, discusses why digital innovation is the key to delivering fair and equitable outcomes while maintaining the validity of the NCEA assessment process.

Kindergartens involved in new study aimed at improving early literacy among Kiwi kids

A new research project involving nearly 600 preschoolers from Canterbury and Central Otago is aiming to improve Kiwi kids’ early literacy development.

Diploma graduate helps victims on journey of recovery

As a victim support worker, Deborah Du Toit is one of those ordinary people who make an extraordinary difference. Deborah (left) has given strength to people during some of the most difficult times in recent...

New research shows declining alcohol and cigarette use in New Zealand youth

A new study shows that cigarette smoking is now rare in high school students, and binge drinking has declined since 2012.

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