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Monday, April 19, 2021

Dean of Education and Social Work retiring after 40 years in education

The University of Auckland’s Dean of Education and Social Work, Professor Graeme Aitken, grew up in schools and knew he was going to be a teacher from age 15. Now retiring after 40 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, university lecturer and Dean, he presented a retrospective lecture of his time in Education.  

Teachers vow to make NZ schools carbon neutral

New Zealand schools will soon be "carbon-neutral" if the teachers have their way.

Whangaehu School principal’s role step up for Trish Reddish

The new principal at Whangaehu School, who took up the role on August 21, believes she has the best of both worlds.

Youthtown brings development activities to Hawke’s Bay

A national not-for-profit youth development organisation that has been operating since 1932 has arrived in Hawke's Bay, offering selected schools sport, outdoor and leadership opportunities alongside students' regular schooling.

Boost for Bay youth development initiatives

The Government has announced new partnerships to support two youth development programmes in the Bay of Plenty.

We don’t need to reinvent the wheel… or do we?

Teacher Danielle Myburgh asks: Are we frequently accepting outdated, old fashioned, ineffective, unproductive wooden spoke wheels in education?

Schools and principals stronger together – NZSPC

Introducing new NZSPC (New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council) chair, Darfield High School principal James Morris.

Education Leaders Forum kicks off today

Around 100 education leaders will meet at the annual Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua this week to better understand how to help positively shape the futures of children and young adults.

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.

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