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Learning life skills in school time prepares students for the real world

Writing CVs, applying for mortgages and enrolling to vote are all important life skills but most people have to learn how to do them on their own. However, students will now be able to learn...

Inclusive practice benefits all learners

Since the beginning of 2019, Beckenham Te Kura o Pūroto (a name gifted by Ngāi Tahu to Beckenham School) has been developing a pilot project in partnership with the Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour...

The Incredible Years Autism programme in action

The Incredible Years Autism programme (IYA) is a Ministry of Education social wellbeing initiative that focuses on key adults (caregivers and whānau, teachers/kaiako) who support children on the autism spectrum. The IYA programme was developed...

Media alert: How schools and other educational institutions can combat cyberbullying

More than 90 per cent of Australian teenagers own a smartphone 1 and even 67 per cent of primary-school-aged children own their own screen-based, mobile device ,2  With such pervasive use of technology in schools, it’s no...

Opinion: The perfect, constructed, mental-health storm for our young people.

A positive future is an anchor for all young people. Doubt, anxiety and addictions create cycles that are very hard to break and adults and politically oriented interest groups are superb at exploiting children...

Bee study supports differentiated learning

In 2016 an apiscope – an observational beehive – was installed at the school. The Apiscope Buzz project, led by Associate Professor Tracy Riley from Massey’s Institute of Education and Distinguished Professor Anne Noble...

Mandatory anti-bullying call to break NZ’s horrific record in schools

Two independent watchdogs have launched a campaign to make all schools record every case of bullying and adopt anti-bullying moves that have been proven to work. Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft and new Race Relations Commissioner...

No place for a ‘she’ll be right’ approach when it comes to dyslexia

Whilst at kindy, a four-year-old drew a freehand diagram of how he wished the playground be organised. The diagram was specific. It appeared to the naked eye to be drawn to scale and also...

ADHD son inspires study, scholarship and systemic change for neuro-diverse kids

Parents and whanau need guidance information and knowledge when navigating the world of ADHD diagnosis and care for their kids, says second year Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Waikato Kelly Robyns. “Currently...

Alternative curriculum engages college students

Every Friday during term 2, students at Porirua College headed into town or the great outdoors or learnt a new skill as part of the school’s Ko te Hapori programme. The trial saw students...
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