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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.

Students to get NZ university degree without leaving China

Hundreds of students can now get a Waikato degree without setting foot on the Hamilton campus.

Mercury CEO: Change starts in the education system

Mercury chief executive Fraser Whineray believes New Zealand should aspire to be more like Switzerland, and it starts in the education system.

Pupils get global view with scheme

Dozens of pupils at West End School celebrated last week as they had their global passports signed off after finishing a local reward scheme.

Record number of educators head to Korea to sell Bay schooling

A delegation of 31 Tauranga educators is heading to South Korea to market the Bay schooling experience to Korean families.

European student referrals to New Zealand shoot up 136 per cent on Brexit, Trump...

European student referrals to New Zealand universities have jumped 136 per cent after Britain's Brexit vote to leave the European Union.
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REIMAGINING QUALIFICATIONS

Why should we reimagine qualifications?

JUDE BARBACK introduces Education Central’s special feature series ‘Reimagining Qualifications’ with a trip down memory lane.

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