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Te reo Maori to be taught to kids in Sydney from Otangarei

From small town Otangarei a local teacher could be teaching te reo to a group of Maori students across the ditch.

$5000 grant proves ‘massive incentive’ for foreign teachers

A new $5000 relocation grant is proving a "massive incentive" for agencies recruiting overseas teachers, as schools reopen after the summer holidays this week.

Bill sparks debate on languages in schools

Should every Kiwi child learn a second language? The National Party is saying 'yes' in a controversial new private member's bill.

Asian kids in Aotearoa: The challenges they face

A new report by the Asia New Zealand Foundation finds maintaining cultural knowledge and language skills is a challenge for the growing number of under-five Asian children in New Zealand.

Flipped learning well suited to international learners

Schools are finding that 'flipped learning' is well suited to international learners.

Whanganui Girls College assistant principal Prabh Mokha heads to Brunei

Whanganui Girls College's assistant principal will soon swap Whanganui's river views for the jungles and beaches of Brunei.

Student fee sabre-rattling: another step in wider erosion of New Zealanders’ rights in Australia?

Pii-Tuulia Nikula, for The Conversation, says tit-for-tat policy decision-making over student fees is just a minor element in a much wider erosion of New Zealanders' rights in Australia.

‘Role Model’ teachers are central to good character education

New research shows that when teachers view themselves as character educators it helps develop a shared "virtue literacy" with students.

Perseverance pays off for Kiwi writer

A New Zealand education writer, has just had his first English-language textbook go to print in China.

NZ education initiative among world’s most innovative education projects

New Zealand education initiative Longworth Forest has been selected by global education non-profit HundrED as one of its 100 innovative education projects across the world.
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