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Saturday, January 29, 2022

Manurewa Intermediate School shines at PM’s Education Excellence Awards

Students and staff at Manurewa Intermediate School are "over the moon" today after taking out the Supreme Award at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards last night in Auckland. Principal Iain Taylor shared the news with students at...

Wraparound support for learners with cochlear implants

Tamariki and rangatahi who have cochlear implants from an early age can learn to communicate like their typically hearing peers, and many of them function highly at school, but they still face challenges.

The rules of code club

Young people are our most avid consumers of digital technology but increasingly they are learning how to go behind the screen and learn about coding and content creation. JUDE BARBACK looks at some initiatives beyond the curriculum that are designed to open teachers’ and students’ eyes to new opportunities.

Making the next period sustainable

Companies want to provide schools with resources to help educate students about using sustainable menstrual products.

Kiwi kids to get helping hand with managing life’s challenges

A free programme aimed at equipping school children with tools to navigate life’s ups and downs will soon be available to any primary or intermediate school in New Zealand.

Apprentice develops pūrākau to address mental illness stigma and discrimination

Taranaki consumer advocate, Nicola Clarke, is passionate about making a stand against mental illness discrimination.

School of the Week: Katikati College

The school ball, student performances and prizegivings - these are a few of Carolyn Pentecost's favourite things.

Educating the Fidgetal Generation

Abby Quillen says it might be time to rebrand fidget toys as classroom tools to help some kids manage anxiety and improve concentration.

Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards finalists named

Education Minister Hekia Parata says eleven entrants have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards.

Dannevirke adult learners’ achievements celebrated

For the 39 people nominated for the Dannevirke Adult Learners awards, it was an awesome, humbling experience, organiser Alice Jonathan said.

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