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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.

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.

School zoning could increase adolescent exercise rates, Otago researcher

If effective school zoning policies were widely applied, more adolescents would get valuable exercise walking or cycling to their nearest school, an Otago researcher says.

Vocational Education Forum boasts state-of-the-art virtual environment

A new era in state-of-the-art virtual conferences will be on display at the upcoming New Zealand Vocational Education Training Research Forum (NZVETRF) forum.

Young WelTec carpentry graduate aims to inspire more wahine into the trades

WelTec carpentry graduate, Sarah Clark, wants to start a company that champions female tradies. Sarah (left) is currently employed by Tonks Residential, a local construction company, as an apprentice builder. Sarah was introduced to the company...

Ara Institute of Canterbury helps to re-imagine Red Cross charity event

Ara Institute of Canterbury visual communications and fashion design students took their re-imagined, recrafted and refined works of art to the people on September 4

Dyslexia an advantage, says business owner

Dunedin-based business owner David Begg hasn’t let Dyslexia hold him back from growing two successful cleaning companies; in fact, he says it’s been an advantage.

‘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’.

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