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Hekia Parata bows out: ‘I’m on my way’

New Zealand has tapped into only part of the potential of its education system, Hekia Parata has told Parliament in her valedictory speech.

Passion for leadership and education honoured

Business strategist and leadership builder was recognised at a formal ceremony at Rotorua Boys' High School last week for his commitment to education and community in Rotorua.

Nga Pumanawa e Waru to farewell ‘leadership guru’

Nga Pumanawa e Waru Education Trust is preparing to celebrate one man's commitment to education in the Rotorua community.

Education, environment and equality hot topics for young Kiwis

The environment, education and equality are what concern young Kiwis the most, according to a new survey designed to inform the programme for this year’s Festival for the Future. New Zealand’s biggest festival for young...

The beginning principal

Jade Tawhiti, a new principal at Waitakaruru School, talks to Education Review about what he has learned about school leadership and the journey to principalship.

Three major questions for three major thought leaders

Education Review asks three leading international educationalists – Sugata Mitra, Sir John Jones and Frances Valintine – to respond to three big questions.

Pathways to school leadership

Education Review asks a principal, a senior leader and a middle leader to share their thoughts on the opportunities and challenges at various levels of school leadership.

PRINCIPALS: Changing focus from management to leadership

MILLA INKILA says The Mind Lab by Unitec is helping principals to attain a shift in focus from management to leadership.

IES or joint initiative? Principals give their views

IES: leveraging strong leadership for big gains DELANEE DALE, principal of Maungawhau School in Mt Eden, Auckland, says participating in a Community of Schools will allow for better collaboration with neighbouring schools. What first attracted me...

Emergency principals a godsend for schools

JUDE BARBACK looks at Emergency Staffing Scheme (ESS), a small but vital service provided to help desperate schools find a relief principal.
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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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