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Monday, October 18, 2021

It’s kids play for the AB Sevens

Facing throngs of fans isn’t unusual for the All Blacks Sevens. Training and running drills is all in a day’s work as well. But when it happens with 700 primary school kids we’re talking a whole different ballgame, reports Carrie Brown.

How important are school pools?

MELISSA WASTNEY asks how the phasing out of swimming pools in our schools is affecting young New Zealanders, and what is involved in keeping school pools open.

Girls’ school bans delivery drivers on school grounds

New Zealand's biggest state girls' school has banned UberEats and other fast food drivers from delivering food to students.

US teacher’s mental health ‘check-in’ board goes viral

A US teacher's "check-in" board, which allows students to anonymously express how they are feeling, has gone viral.

Overseas education experts to hit NZ shores in 2018

Kiwi teachers will have the chance this year to learn about an internationally acclaimed whole school approach to wellbeing and positive behaviour.

Finding the middle ground

Is our intermediate school system working? JUDE BARBACK asks why there is a growing band of support in New Zealand for middle schools, encompassing Years 7 to 10.

Ruapehu’s technology hub – just one part of the puzzle

All schools strive to engage with their communities. Some do it better than others. Here, JUDE BARBACK looks at an outstanding example of school-iwi partnerships in Ruapehu.

A lesson in sneezing (safely)

Using glitter, bubbles, and water spray, children learn how far and fast untrapped sneeze droplets travel through the air for others to breathe.

Latest Teacher-led Innovation Fund projects announced

A teaching project at an early childhood education (ECE) centre in Auckland is among 33 new and innovative teaching projects in schools and ECE centres that are now able to get underway thanks to funding from...

Editorial: Govt should adopt bill to get young offenders back to school

A bill to get young offenders back to school is well worth the support.

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