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Whitireia focus on cutting edge interactive learning

The School of Health & Social Services at Whitireia has opened a new interactive lab for students as it continues to build on its impressive suite of cutting-edge facilities - and more is planned. The...

Insight into hospital careers opened for Palmerston North students

MidCentral DHB in partnership with Industry Training Organisation, Careerforce, are working together to generate interest in health careers among young people. They have developed a customised Gateway programme for the students to not only...

HeyFuture! Programme launched for 18-22-year olds

The Mind Lab today announced the launch of a new hands-on programmed targeted at 18-22-year olds unsure of their next step after finishing high-school. This comes as a response to last week’s Government initiative...

New funding pathway launched for kaupapa Māori educational research

Whatua tū aka, which was developed in collaboration with a TLRI Māori advisory group, seeks to improve equity for Māori learners by supporting kaupapa Māori educational research and building kaupapa Māori research capability. The TLRI...

Lessons from Kura Ngahere, New Shoots Forest School

Article for Education Central by Kelly Warren Ten tamariki and two Kaiako are out in the bush a few kilometres out of Papamoa when  one of the children, Max, taps me on my leg and...

Helping your kids beat the back-to-school blues

Last year Wellington parent Jo expected some reluctance and a few nerves from her two children as they returned to school, but she was completely unprepared for the “frenzy of anxiety” that hit both...

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...

On-the-job training and vocational training: what’s the difference?

On-the-job training Almost every job entails some on-the-job training, the degree of which will be determined by how much skill and knowledge the employee has and the type of work involved. Some employees start work...

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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