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Play-based learning: producing critical, creative and innovative thinkers.

STEPHANIE MENZIES enters a plea to bring play back into the classroom.

The Paper Doll Project – why the Christchurch mosque shootings won’t define Kiwi values

Two Bay of Plenty siblings are eager for other Kiwi kids to support them in demonstrating, with each different paper doll, that Aotearoa New Zealand is a place of diversity and acceptance. They want schools and families to send in their paper doll chains to form a single long, colourful chain representing harmony between cultures.

Education Minister announces major education reforms

The Government has announced a three-year work programme to bring about significant changes to New Zealand's education system.

Opinion: Ann Milne – Who should learn most about White Privilege—Māori children or Pākehā...

The reason we need to teach Pākehā children about privilege is not to make them feel guilt—it is to make sure they do not grow up to perpetuate the situation writes Dr Ann Milne.

AUT wins acclaim for innovation in education

Auckland University of Technology wins Overall Excellence Award at Microsoft Tertiary ICT Innovation Awards

Are you interested in attracting more International Students?

Think about including your college profile in next year's Secondary School directory - Study in New Zealand magazine.

What life looks like at NZ’s largest decile one high school

When you work at a decile one high school, you’re confronted with the realities of child poverty on a daily basis. Teacher Sam Oldham writes from Manurewa.

New Zealand ranked best in world at preparing students for the future

New Zealand has taken out the top spot in the new Worldwide Educating for the Future Index, ahead of Canada and Finland.

Paying for quality Learning Support

Union NZEI Te Riu Roa is working through a pay equity claim with the Ministry of Education with the goal of improving the remuneration of education support workers including Learning Assistants and Teacher Aides. However Manurewa Intermediate already pays its Learning Assistants well above the national average. How do they do this, and why?

Innovative Learning Environments – here’s the evidence

Educational Consultant and Director of Leading Learning Mark Osborne responds to two big questions: Why is the design of classrooms changing? And how can we be sure that ‘innovative learning environments’ are actually leading to better teaching and learning?
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