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How to keep your adult mind active in isolation

Isolation can be tedious, especially when you think you should be out exercising like the rest of the suburb but really – look at the weather. Grey skies, a bit of drizzle – there’s...

Game development not stopping teens in lockdown

Wellington-based game development team GameFroot has not allowed the Level Four lockdown to discontinue their work. NCEA accredited and used by schools around the country, GameFroot have been working hard to allow school children to...

Number of teachers working past retirement age has doubled in past 10 years

The number of teachers working past retirement age has more than doubled in the past 10 years, including hundreds working past the age of 75, Education Ministry figures show. In 2018 there were 7015 teachers...

The battle of the lunchbox

There’s a battle going on that won’t be on the news tonight, yet mums and dad around the world know it all too well. I’m talking, of course, about the battle of the lunchbox. Every...

Kiwi students take action on climate change

From meeting environmental activist Dame Jane Goodall to discussing marine protection in the Marlborough Sounds with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, teenagers here in Aotearoa are championing the environment with the support of some outstanding...

Virtual Reality tool helps upskill jobseekers

Virtual reality technology is being used to boost training and employment opportunities in New Zealand.

Treaty experience plays part in new outdoor education centre

A new Bay of Islands outdoor education centre aims to give Kiwi kids a taste of adventure along with solid knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi.

New tool recognises work-ready capabilities in secondary and tertiary students

Otago Polytechnic is introducing a tool that empowers learners to develop work-ready capabilities that employers are looking for – complementary to their academic achievements. Several schools, including Otago Girls’ High School, Otago Boys’ High School...

Helping students deal with peer pressure to drink alcohol

A new, internationally acclaimed theatre-based education programme launched in Auckland this week, aimed at equipping year 9 students with the skills they need to counter peer pressure to drink alcohol.

Surf’s up: school surf competition attracts community support

Students from two Bay of Plenty schools got the opportunity to showcase their surfing skills at a recent inter-school surfing competition, supported by businesses and families from the local community.

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