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Coronavirus and Education: Are we ready?

Darren Sudlow — Mar 3, 2020 These questions were raised recently in an educational forum I belong to. What surprised me was the number of people who thought it would be simple. We are already...

New funding pathway launched for kaupapa Māori educational research

Whatua tū aka, which was developed in collaboration with a TLRI Māori advisory group, seeks to improve equity for Māori learners by supporting kaupapa Māori educational research and building kaupapa Māori research capability. The TLRI...

Coronavirus fears throws ‘spanner in works’ for teacher recruitment

A recruitment agency has called for a halt on hiring overseas teachers because of the risk of bringing in more coronavirus cases. Talk Recruitment managing director Mike Jones has written to Education Minister Chris Hipkins...

Child Poverty: Pointing the finger in the right direction.

By Alwyn Poole www.innovativeducation.co.nz In an affluent country like New Zealand children are in material deprivation for one of two reasons. Either their parent(s) are not earning/receiving enough money in a relatively high cost nation...

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...

Lessons from Kura Ngahere, New Shoots Forest School

Article for Education Central by Kelly Warren Ten tamariki and two Kaiako are out in the bush a few kilometres out of Papamoa when  one of the children, Max, taps me on my leg and...

Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure

The Young and Healthy 2019 Trust is excited to have launched the Zespri Young and Healthy Virtual Adventure led by a star cast of NZ’s sporting elite, ASICS Ambassadors; Ardie Savea, Kane Williamson, Ameliaranne...

Kids playing less sport: Surfing, skateboarding seen as way to reverse decline

Schools are looking to skateboarding and surfing to try to reverse declining numbers of both students and teachers taking part in sports. New data from School Sport NZ shows that high-school boys' participation in sports has slipped...

Wagging warning to parents: Take school attendance seriously

Fewer students are attending school regularly as figures reveal "patterns of absences". And the Government is warning parents to take their child's school attendance more seriously. Data taken from Term 2 last year showed there was...

‘Appalling’ : Almost one in three children with disabilities unlawfully denied school enrolment

Almost one in three New Zealand children with a disability are being unlawfully denied enrolment at their local school, a new survey has found. It also revealed many of those who were enrolled faced bullying...
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