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Creatives in Schools: second round now open

Applications are invited for the second round of Creatives in Schools, which can be implemented at any time during Terms 1 to 4 in 2021.

Bridging the digital divide

Government efforts during the Covid-19 crisis built on the work underway to bridge the digital divide in Aotearoa. We look at how momentum in closing the gap can be maintained.

Culturally sustaining online learning environments

More than 2,000 teachers tuned into a webinar held by Dr Ann Milne in April about how schools will develop critical, culturally sustaining content online.

Creative scheme enriches Banks Peninsula community

The Ministry of Education’s Creatives in Schools programme will result in a series of brochures for visitors to a remote but significant museum in Banks Peninsula.

Teachers to use digital atlas of original Māori names in lessons

Ngāi Tahu's digital atlas of the original Māori names for the South Island can now be used to teach intermediate and early secondary school students about colonisation. The digital atlas Kā Huru Manu was launched...

Coronavirus fears throws ‘spanner in works’ for teacher recruitment

A recruitment agency has called for a halt on hiring overseas teachers because of the risk of bringing in more coronavirus cases. Talk Recruitment managing director Mike Jones has written to Education Minister Chris Hipkins...

Wagging warning to parents: Take school attendance seriously

Fewer students are attending school regularly as figures reveal "patterns of absences". And the Government is warning parents to take their child's school attendance more seriously. Data taken from Term 2 last year showed there was...

Online or onsite education: how do you choose?

There are so many reasons for choosing e-learning. You can study when and where you choose, thereby slotting it in around commitments of work and home. There is no cost attached to opening a...

Million dollar Government boost to get school students into trades

A Government cash injection of more than $1 million will go towards trades-based events at New Zealand schools. More than 340 schools will receive $3000 each to run the expo-style experiences this year, most in...

NCEA’s big revamp

A shake-up of New Zealand’s major school leaving qualification is underway. The government is making changes to the NCEA exam system, first introduced in 2002. The changes include strengthening literacy and numeracy requirements, having...

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