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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Empowering boys to be great men

A boys' programme focused on incorporating 'real world' skills into students' learning is gaining recognition.

US study tour affirms good work being done in NZ schools, says principal

A five-week study tour of the United States confirmed to Otahuhu College principal Neil Watson that New Zealand schools are on the right track.

Government funds Tu Kotahi to help build resilience in youth

A 19-year-old university student who has lost friends to suicide is behind a million-dollar Government trial that will be rolled out in schools next year in a bid to prevent youth suicide.

EduBits to take Dr Lance O’Sullivan’s iMOKO app to next level

A new partnership between Otago Polytechnic and Dr Lance O’Sullivan could help take O’Sullivan’s innovative digital health app iMOKO to the next level.

Are our kids future fit? Building 21C skills for the new world of work

Auckland based start-up 21C Skills Lab is hosting a series of events in October to raise awareness of the challenge and opportunity around 21C skills.

Learning by cooking wins school award

A school that teaches reading and maths by cooking has won the country's first "Young Gardener of the Year" awards.

ITO combats sector skills shortage despite rapidly evolving environment

Careerforce, the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the broader health & wellbeing sectors has released its 2019 annual report at its recent AGM.

The little school that’s STEAMing ahead

Elstow-Waihou Combined School in Te Aroha has launched STEAM HQ, a new classroom designed to ignite students’ curiosity, creativity and critical thinking.

Broadening student horizons – the value of a sister school partnership

Principal of Pigeon Mountain Primary School in Auckland, IAN DICKINSON, reflects on the school’s recent trip to visit its sister school in China and the benefits of such programmes.

Profile of a Principal

We look at three principals of very different schools and their thoughts on leadership.


PLD that works using CORE’s Theory of Action

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