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Thursday, January 28, 2021

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...

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...

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