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Are schools doing enough to educate students about sustainability?

A recent survey conducted by OnePoll found that 88% of people believe that it’s important to teach the next generation about being environmentally friendly, with a massive 80% believing that the responsibility to do...

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’....

School choice and the National Education Growth Plan

In the next 10 years, 100,000 more children are expected to enrol in New Zealand schools. In response to this “unprecedented population growth”, the Ministry of Education established the National Education Growth Plan (NEGP) earlier...

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....

Tradies graduating with better prospects than ever

New Zealand’s building and construction skills gap had some relief when 42 apprentice plumbers, electricians, gasfitters and drainlayers graduated at the ATT (Apprenticeship Training Trust) awards recently in Auckland and a further nine graduated...

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...

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...

The global problem of teacher retention

Globally by 2030, the world will need to recruit almost 69 million teachers – almost 25 million primary school teachers and just under 45 million secondary teachers. And while the bulk of that recruitment will...

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...

Six lessons we can all learn from Polyfest

Siliva Gaugatao reflects on all the good things to come out of Polyfest 2018.

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