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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Red light on charter schools, but not with urgency

The charter school model is set to be disestablished by the new Labour-led government. What will this mean for existing schools?

Awards recognise innovative education initiatives

The winners of The Education Hub’s inaugural Bright Spots Awards were announced today.

Tamariki and technology: Integrating tech into the ECE curriculum

The children at Botany Downs Kindergarten love Skyping their friends in the new entrant class at Botany Downs School, where many of them will start school in the coming weeks and months. As they prepare...

Helping hand for parents of Chinese students in NZ schools

For the majority of parents, our morning school drop offs, the hi and bye with our class parents, the quick catch-up with the teachers as we wave goodbye to our little ones, the reading...

Digital Divides, Dividends and Dangers: The Key Role of Education

The impact of digital technology on education –and that of educators on the use of social media and other digital platforms-are key themes of the upcoming Education Leaders Forum.

Tomorrow’s Schools overhaul ready to get underway

The wheels are in motion for a major review of Tomorrow’s Schools with the terms of reference announced today.

Feeling safe and sound through music therapy

Primary students who began to experience anxiety and stress following a series of earthquakes are learning to build resilience by using music as a release.

“Perhaps now is the time to include our gifted”: praise for Learning Support Plan

Professionals are pleased to see gifted education included in the Draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan.

Government pledges support for schools without staff

Chris Hipkins says there's a range of support that schools can access and they need to be talking to the Ministry of Education.

Opinion: Russell Bishop – Māori education needs more than task force has proposed

The members of the Independent Task Force to Review Tomorrow's Schools were given a hospital pass by the Government. They were asked to do the impossible writes Russell Bishop.


The Privacy Act 2020 was passed by Parliament on 26 June...

Notifiable privacy breaches The main thing to consider is that the legal requirements of responding to a privacy breach are changing. The new Act will...