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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Education Perfect’s Whakataetae Reo Māori (Māori Language Competition) keeps growing in 2021

This year, Education Perfect will once again run its Free online Whakataetae Reo Māori (Māori Language Competition) which is the largest competition in Aotearoa celebrating the practice and inclusion of Māori language. 

Eighteen and already making a difference to children with disabilities

At just eighteen years old, Hastings teacher aide, Willa Sophia Maguire-Harbrow, is doing amazing work supporting children with special needs at Kōwhai Special School.

Exclusive: Serious concern over preschool checks as conditions not picked-up

One of the country's biggest health initiatives isn't picking up serious problems and could actually widen the rich-poor divide.

IHC pushes for education law reform

As consultation closes for the Tomorrow's Schools review, IHC says widespread transformation and increased investment in the education system will ensure better outcomes for all students.

Hon. James Shaw visits Ara Institute of Canterbury to talk sustainability

Ara Institute of Canterbury hosted the Hon. James Shaw yesterday in an open-forum discussion at Te Ōhaka with students, staff and a group of founders of associated ‘sustainable’ start-ups. 

Gifted children win funding in coalition deal

Parents of gifted children are "stunned" that funding for gifted students has made it into the coalition deal between Labour and New Zealand First.

Struggling to learn: kids who learn differently struggle in schools

A three-part series starting today investigates why schools are struggling to cope with kids who are "wired differently". Tomorrow we report on the brain science of learning differences, and on Wednesday we ask how we could do better.

College students raise funds for Pacific healthcare provider 

In June, 68 students from Porirua College raised funds and chose to donate them to public healthcare provider Pacific Health Plus.

First Peer Support qualification delivered as an apprenticeship

Careerforce has launched the Peer Support Apprenticeship programme, the first of its kind being delivered in the workplace as an apprenticeship.

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...

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