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Professionals welcome restored funding for gifted learners

In the run-up to Gifted Awareness Week next week, advocates for gifted education are pleased to see funding for gifted learning restored and are anxious to see the detail emerge.

For your literacy concerns, call an Auny Lit

JANET HUNTER explores the ins and outs of the Resource Teacher: Literacy service and how it can make a real difference to students’ literacy learning.

Building collaboration and learning

The relocation and rebuild of a specialist day school has provided learning opportunities for more than one school community.

$23m funding for rebuild of two special schools

Two special schools will be rebuilt at a cost of $23 million, Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin has announced.

Struggling to learn: Brain science reveals why some kids learn differently

Scientists have found that some people's brains really are "wired differently" from others. Part two of a three-part series on why our schools are struggling to cope with children who are wired differently.

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.

OPINION: Special education funding critical for ECE sector

Early Childhood Council chief executive PETER REYNOLDS responds to Education Review's recent article 'Special Education Funding: Why we shouldn't rob the secondary sector' by Dr Judith Selvaraj, arguing that special education funding is desperately needed in the early childhood education sector

Growing strides for footsteps

Footsteps provides in-home education to pre-school children for free. JUDE BARBACK talks to footsteps’ managing director Kevin Christie about this remarkable organisation’s rapid growth and future plans.

The Salisbury story

When Judge Dobson overruled the Ministry of Education’s decision to close Salisbury School, many were relieved. But the threat of closure has cast a question mark over the future of special education in New Zealand.

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.

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