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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

History curriculum ‘a major step in nation building’  

AUT History Professor Paul Moon says the Government release today of its proposed history curriculum for New Zealand schools is a substantial opportunity and a major step in nation building.

Getting kids to solve problems “from the ground up”. Made with funding from NZ...

Kiwi kids have slipped again in the latest international survey of maths and science.

Opinion: Education must act on advances made during lockdowns

The Government must now focus on the opportunities the Covid-19 pandemic has provided our country, not just the threats, says Crimson Education founder Jamie Beaton.

Suspensions up over 25% – time to provide students online choice

Latest Ministry of Education figures, released under the Official Information Act, reveal the number of school students suspended increased by 25.4% - from 2,618 students in 2015 to 3,283 in 2019, with the current...

Everyone’s pitching in at Ara’s Art and Design School

The Ara Art and Design School end-of-year exhibition has been brought together under one creative banner for the first time this year, creating 2020’s ‘Pitch’ Exhibition’ and Runway shows.

Students take flight with new aviation option

ServiceIQ has partnered with CBT Systems to provide a new Year 13 secondary school learning option: the new Gateway Aeroscience Programme.

Improving equity through innovation

Grant Klinkum, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, discusses why digital innovation is the key to delivering fair and equitable outcomes while maintaining the validity of the NCEA assessment process.

State-integrated schools are better value: report

State-integrated schools are the best value for money compared with private and state schools, according to a new report by The New Zealand Initiative.

New civics resources for young New Zealanders

New civics education resources have been developed as part of the School Leavers’ Toolkit to help prepare young people for life beyond school.

From early school leaver to essential service provider – young graduate becomes role model

In 2012, when Cori Pokotea left college without a NCEA qualification, she never thought that one day she would be providing an essential service through a global pandemic. Having graduated with a New Zealand Certificate...
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