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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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.

Breaking barriers: The rise of Māori women in IT

The 23-year-old has completed a Level 5 diploma in Web Development and Design and is now in the middle of completing her second diploma at Whitecliffe – a Level 6 Diploma in Software Development....

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...

Getting on top of our big bullying problem

It started as a regular Tuesday at school for 15-year-old Sophia, but by 11.40am everything had changed. During maths a giggling classmate thrust a list at her, ‘Stuff We Hate About Sophia and Dylan’....

New study of impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global education

IEA and UNESCO are launching a study with the European Commission to draw a more comprehensive picture of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global education.

Four ways to keep kids learning while travelling

The school year is over and holidays are upon us. But that doesn't mean your children's learning experiences can't continue. If you're planning an overseas trip with your family, you're in for many benefits. Research...

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.

‘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’.

Kiwi students take action on climate change

From meeting environmental activist Dame Jane Goodall to discussing marine protection in the Marlborough Sounds with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, teenagers here in Aotearoa are championing the environment with the support of some outstanding...

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...

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