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Friday, January 22, 2021

Opinion: The free trial no-one asked for

Keelan Heesterman, age 17, Karuma High School, discusses why education through the pandemic has been an unexpected ‘free trial’ of adulthood for teenagers.  For many teenagers, continuing our education through the pandemic has been an...

Teacher retention in ECE matters

A survey by Teachers Advocacy Group of 100 teachers in October 2020 revealed that the main reasons that teachers leave early childhood education are ‘overload’ and ‘unrealistic expectations’, plus poor management and bullying.

Teacher wellbeing – whose responsibility is it?

Alex Burke, CEO at New Zealand EdTech company, Education Perfect, discusses teacher wellbeing and why it is up to everyone in the community to encourage wellbeing among teachers.

Continued investment in fundraising reaps high returns on philanthropic giving

Australian and New Zealand universities’ continued investment in funding reaped high returns on philanthropic giving in 2019.

Education Minister announces Construction Centre of Vocational Excellence

The ‘ConCOVE’ consortia has been successful in its bid to form the Centre of Vocational Excellence for the construction and infrastructure industries.

‘Science of Reading’ omitted from Chief Education Scientific Advisor’s literacy report

Lifting Literacy Aotearoa is astonished that a report published last week by the Chief Science Advisor fails to mention the ‘Science of Reading’.

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.

Diploma graduate helps victims on journey of recovery

As a victim support worker, Deborah Du Toit is one of those ordinary people who make an extraordinary difference. Deborah (left) has given strength to people during some of the most difficult times in recent...

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.

First Peer Support qualification delivered as an apprenticeship

Careerforce has launched the Peer Support Apprenticeship programme, the first of its kind being delivered in the workplace as an apprenticeship.

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