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Queen’s Birthday Honours: Carol Ann Ngawati appointed ONZM

Carol Ngawati says the achievements she has made throughout her life have always been for the betterment and wellness of Māori.

Is it time to change New Zealand’s “white, middle-class” approach to reading?

Our approach to reading in New Zealand assumes children come to school with “white, middle-class experiences” and we need to take a good hard look at how we structure literacy learning. By Anna Clements.

Record numbers join in Pink Shirt Day today

This year’s Pink Shirt Day has a specific Māori and Pasifika community focus.

Pacific students almost catch up with Europeans in NCEA

Pacific students have almost caught up with Europeans in the top two levels of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) for the first time since the qualification was introduced 15 years ago.

Rangitikei iwi buys Turakina Maori Girls’ College

The purchase of the former Turakina Māori Girls' College offers endless possibilities and is really exciting for Ngā Wairiki Ngāti Apa, tumu whakarae Pahia Turia says.

Polyfest at 43: Potential for deep learning – untapped!

Siliva Gaugatao believes Polyfest offers opportunities for greater student engagement and deeper learning.

Education Matters to Me: detailed reports published

A series of six more detailed reports have been published following the release of Education Matters To Me, a study conducted jointly by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) and the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) which sought to examine how students feel about education in New Zealand.

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.

Online survey to help drive revitalisation of te reo Māori

An online survey has been launched to help understand the initiatives already underway driving the revitalisation of te reo Māori with the intention of creating a free database.

‘Unprecedented’ demand for te reo Maori classes

Education providers are struggling to keep up with demand of Kiwis flocking to learn te reo Māori
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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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