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Monday, October 18, 2021

Students Against Dangerous Driving reboots student-led campaigns

Here’s how SADD is empowering secondary students to design new road safety campaigns aimed at their peers.

Everything is hard before it gets easy

KAREN TUI BOYES says teachers and parents have a responsibility to ensure our children know that life can be hard, but this isn’t an excuse to give up.

Research reveals importance of students learning from their mistakes

Having the confidence to try new things and admit when you don’t understand something is a vital part of learning, yet it is also one that many students struggle with. New research has revealed some of the reasons why students retreat from uncertainty, and how educators can help.

Unemployed youth get taste of work ethic at Sport Bay of Plenty

A group of youths who had been struggling to find and hold jobs were working hard yesterday - with help from a local initiative.

School kids help remove stigma of dementia

A research project involving a partnership between a university, primary school and a rest home is helping to remove stigma associated with dementia.

Teachers share practice at PLD Expo

Around 400 teachers and school staff took part in a dynamic professional learning and development (PLD) event in Wellington in April, which included a kōrero from psychologist Nigel Latta about managing stress and workload.

One-on-one: Dave Randell

On entering his office, the only sound comes from Dave Randell's computer keyboard, where he's at work. Always at work.

Latest round of TLRI projects announced

Five school sector projects and one ECE sector project will receive a share of the $1.4 million allocated to the next round of Teaching and Learning Research Initiative projects.

John Hattie – Too much discussion in the wrong places

Professor John Hattie returned to his old stomping ground on Monday night to challenge educators’ thinking around what really works in education.

Science communicator takes out Three Minute Thesis prize

A PhD student who developed a new solution to antibiotic resistance has taken top prize at the 2017 Victoria University of Wellington Three Minute Thesis  Competition.

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