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Thursday, January 21, 2021

How our teacher shortage affects everyone

Everyone in our community should be deeply concerned when there is a shortage of employable teachers in our schools because it means the overall quality of the work force is lowered.

Low cost actions that may prevent disease in the flu season – and the...

By Alwyn Poole www.innovativeducation.co.nz One of my initial degree courses was looking at the development of health practices that lead to the increases in human life expectancy. While many people think that antibiotics and vaccines...

Creatives in Schools: second round now open

Applications are invited for the second round of Creatives in Schools, which can be implemented at any time during Terms 1 to 4 in 2021.

Unicef report reveals New Zealand’s poor scores for child wellbeing

Unicef has released a report today showing New Zealand is near the bottom when it comes to child wellbeing. A core reason for this is our adolescent suicide rates, the highest in the world.

NZ Book Council partners with Harry Potter publisher to improve literacy rates

A new initiative between New Zealand Book Council and Bloomsbury is designed to improve child literacy rates.

Rise of the 32,000-strong volunteer primary school army

Students from Freyberg Community School in Te Atatu South are “bubbling with excitement” at the prospect of 'adopting' their local Roberts Road Reserve. They plan to upgrade it through painting, track building and planting. The...

New gifted education research project underway

As part of Gifted Awareness Week, the Professional Association for Gifted Education, giftEDnz, has announced a new nationwide research project that will explore the current state of gifted education across New Zealand.

Distinguished Professor Viviane Robinson honoured by the Royal Society

Distinguished Professor Viviane Robinson has been made a Fellow of Royal Society Te Apārangi.

The hunt is on for NZ’s young gardener of the year

Applications for the T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener of the Year Awards open today.

The quantum shift: preparing young people for the complexity of their world

The simple know-remember-recall learning process transformed into something more complex and continues to evolve. Mark Treadwell discusses these changes and how educators and parents need to embrace them.

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