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Monday, April 19, 2021

Expo for young people with disabilities

More than 25 agencies will gather at the Historic Village to share information about what support and funding they can offer young people with disabilities and their families.

Out in the classroom

Legislative changes like the passing of the same-sex marriage bill have been significant in changing the way society thinks, believes Auckland teacher Paul Stevens, a photography and art teacher and curriculum leader at Rangitoto...

New funding for gifted children announced by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin

The Government has announced a $1.27 million funding package for gifted children.

Walking the talk

In order to truly provide inclusive education and raise student achievement for every child, ANNE RUSSELL believes a school’s Special Education Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) should be part of the school’s leadership team.

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

Special education reform rolled out to CoLs

The Ministry of Education is rolling out a major special education reform to Communities of Learning around New Zealand, but critics say easier access to learning support services needs to be made available to all schools, not just those in Communities of Learning.

Genesis Energy supports Pūhoro STEM Academy pathways for Maori students

Pūhoro STEM Academy has signed a three-year partnership with Genesis Energy supporting Māori students to choose school subjects and career pathways in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

Pump up the volume on quality school PE, researchers urge

Increasing the amount of time schools devote to physical education each week could dramatically reduce the number of children who are doing only minimal levels of exercise, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington and Sport New Zealand have found.

How our brain learns

In this, the fourth of Mark Treadwell’s series of articles, we look at how the brain learns and what this means for modern teaching and learning.

Turning rhetoric into reality

Dr Louise Tapper and Tracy Riley believe that gifted and talented education professional learning, support and development at both pre-service and in-service levels needs to be increased.

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