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Saturday, January 29, 2022

The road to healthier classrooms

The Government wants all New Zealand schools to provide quality learning environments by 2030, and that includes the air quality, the temperature and relative humidity within each classroom.     It’s a safe assumption that children...

Student perspective: Powerful Passchendaele experience for Kiwi students

DYLAN WOODHOUSE, a Year 12 student from St Paul's Collegiate in Hamilton, was one of ten secondary students to represent New Zealand in Europe for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Here, he reflects on what a moving experience it was.

Are Kiwi kids getting the education they deserve?

a new report from The New Zealand Initiative says it is not clear whether the education system is serving our children as well as it should.

Virtual Reality tool helps upskill jobseekers

Virtual reality technology is being used to boost training and employment opportunities in New Zealand.

Opinion: Stuart Middleton – We pay lip service to learning and teaching languages

One might have thought New Zealand had by now understood the critical importance of teaching languages other than English.

Wearable cameras will record the marketing of ‘healthy’ food to children

Children will wear small portable cameras on their clothes as part of a new Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland study that will investigate how the marketing of healthy products and lifestyles affects children’s everyday lives.

From special school to community life

Dr SARAH HART’s research shines light on perceptions of students with disabilities about transitioning from school into the community. 

Profile of a Principal

We look at three principals of very different schools and their thoughts on leadership.

ChalkTalks Panellist Q&A: Karen Spencer

Education Central asks Wellington High School deputy principal Karen Spencer about her views on the Tomorrow's Schools review in the run-up to the Chalk Talks panel discussion on the review.

Investing in educational success: opinion

PAT NEWMAN thinks teachers and principals should not be fooled by the Government’s “$359 million bolt out of the blue”.

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