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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Wairoa student awarded $20,000 Rocket Lab Scholarship to pursue medical degree 

Wairoa teenager Clive Hook-Pomare has been awarded the 2020 Rocket Lab Scholarship, created to support and encourage students from the region where Rocket Lab launches to pursue science, technology, engineering, or maths at a tertiary level. 

EIT celebrates official opening of Ōtatāra Outdoor Learning Centre

Invited guests gathered today to celebrate the official opening of the Ōtatāra Outdoor Learning Centre (OOLC).

Otago study finds link between teen chewing pace and obesity

Overweight teenagers chew slower and spend less time eating compared with their thinner peers, a University of Otago study has found.

Opinion: The free trial no-one asked for

Keelan Heesterman, age 17, Karuma High School, discusses why education through the pandemic has been an unexpected ‘free trial’ of adulthood for teenagers.  For many teenagers, continuing our education through the pandemic has been an...

Schools digital-ready for online exams: N4L review

A review of more than 200 secondary schools shows the majority are digital-ready for this month’s NCEA online exams, according to the findings of a report by Network for Learning (N4L), which is partnering...

Everyone’s pitching in at Ara’s Art and Design School

The Ara Art and Design School end-of-year exhibition has been brought together under one creative banner for the first time this year, creating 2020’s ‘Pitch’ Exhibition’ and Runway shows.

Students take flight with new aviation option

ServiceIQ has partnered with CBT Systems to provide a new Year 13 secondary school learning option: the new Gateway Aeroscience Programme.

Teacher retention in ECE matters

A survey by Teachers Advocacy Group of 100 teachers in October 2020 revealed that the main reasons that teachers leave early childhood education are ‘overload’ and ‘unrealistic expectations’, plus poor management and bullying.

Breath of Endeavour project for Māori along the Whanganui River

Tū te Ngana Hau – the Breath of Endeavour project is different from other initiatives introduced to Māori communities along the Whanganui River.

Significant psychological toll from COVID-19 lockdown

Research published today has confirmed the nationwide Alert Level 4 COVID-19 lockdown had a significant toll on New Zealanders’ wellbeing, especially for younger people – but the results were not all negative.

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