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Opinion: Bullying in ECE

In a 2018 social media survey of early childhood (EC) teachers in New Zealand, 52% of the 700 respondents reported they had experienced bullying in their workplaces.

History curriculum ‘a major step in nation building’  

AUT History Professor Paul Moon says the Government release today of its proposed history curriculum for New Zealand schools is a substantial opportunity and a major step in nation building.

Opinion: Just like our health, IT networks need monitoring after COVID-19 too

Daniel Sultana, Asia Pacific Regional Director at Paessler, says New Zealand must continue to adapt, invest in robust technology and be willing to be both innovative and measured in these uncertain times.

Whitireia and WelTec leadership programme helps young woman grow confidence through volunteer work

Roseline Enoka's study for her dream job has been jump-started by the LEAP programme, which requires students to complete at least 20 hours of volunteer community service and to attend two workshops a year. The workshops include talks on leadership, employability and community.

Genesis Energy supports Pūhoro STEM Academy pathways for Maori students

Pūhoro STEM Academy has signed a three-year partnership with Genesis Energy supporting Māori students to choose school subjects and career pathways in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

‘The trend is of concern’ – School leavers with no qualifications rises

By John Gerritsen of RNZ The number of teenagers leaving school with no qualification rose for the second consecutive year in 2019 with boys and Māori worst affected, Education Ministry figures show. Twelve per cent of...

Getting kids to solve problems “from the ground up”. Made with funding from NZ...

Kiwi kids have slipped again in the latest international survey of maths and science.

Ara offers two new scholarships for Māori learners

The Department of Applied Science and Social Practice are offering two new scholarships for Māori learners to study for a Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology (GDILT) in 2021.

71 Massey professors hit out over controversial science shake-up

More than 70 Massey professors have made a rare and direct appeal to the university's chancellor over a controversial science shake-up that could cost dozens of jobs.

Covid 19 coronavirus: Covid kept rich kids in school but poor kids stayed away

Covid-19 actually kept more rich kids in school than usual, while scaring poorer kids away.
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