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Student-led signing club creates inclusion

A student-led sign language club is helping Wellington students communicate while also raising awareness of one of New Zealand’s three official languages.

Kindy kids will miss out under special education reform

Clare Wells, Chief Executive New Zealand Kindergartens says channelling learning support services through communities of learning will mean many of our youngest learners will miss out.

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.

Dillon Scholarships available for Rotorua students with disabilities

Rotorua students who have a significant physical or intellectual disability can now apply for their share of BayTrust's $100,000 Dillon Scholarship fund to help them do tertiary study next year.

Pacific Cooperation Foundation launches awards for future Pacific leaders

The inaugural Pacific Co-operation Foundation (PCF) Youth Leadership Awards will take place on 9 December in Wellington.

Tourism but not as we know it: Ara makes a sustainable commitment

Ara Institute of Canterbury has just signed up to the Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA) ‘Tourism Sustainability Commitment’, a publicly-declared commitment towards the active embrace of sustainable operations in New Zealand.

Could robots in schools help students with special educational needs?

A robot is being trialled in Australia to help children with special educational needs. But what do New Zealand schools think of the idea? Jody Hopkinson finds out.

Double the number of educational psychologists needed

As the Government announces an inquiry into mental health and addiction services, education groups are calling for double the number of educational psychologists employed in the public sector to improve the mental health of young people.

New school will cater for blind students

A new Pukekohe West primary school will include a unit for blind and low-vision students.

Concerns new MLEs may fail kids who need help the most

There are concerns about the effectiveness of modern learning environments (MLEs) for students with difficulties. PPTA President Jack Boyle speaks to Mike Hosking.
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