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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.

EASIE Living Centre welcomes families into new sensory space

A new sensory space, which provides a safe and engaging place for families to explore, has been officially opened in Palmerston North

Less than half of schools have robust sun hat policies in place to protect...

Despite schools being encouraged to implement sun protective hat wearing policy to reduce children’s future risk of skin cancer, less than half participating in a University of Otago study had robust policy in place.

Tumuaki building capability for educational success

A new leadership programme for new and aspiring tumuaki is delivered from a kaupapa Māori, indigenous world view.

Teaching Council goes digital

The Teaching Council’s new online system Hapori Matatū went online in mid-May and hundreds of educators from throughout Aotearoa have already experienced the benefits of the move online.

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.

Later bedtimes fine for pre-schoolers if they get enough sleep

Parents of pre-schoolers can take reassurance from new Otago research which shows early bedtimes aren’t vital for healthy development, as long as young children get enough sleep.

Support package for distance learning

"The Ministry has surveyed schools and about half say they are well set up currently for distance learning using the internet. But we are taking action to support new connections and resources for students...

Using books to bust boredom and anxiety

By Carole Brungar As I write this, we’re one week into our country’s amazing effort to self-isolate. How do you keep things ‘real’ and ‘normal’ for children when the world around you has come to...

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