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Getting on top of our big bullying problem

It started as a regular Tuesday at school for 15-year-old Sophia, but by 11.40am everything had changed. During maths a giggling classmate thrust a list at her, ‘Stuff We Hate About Sophia and Dylan’....

Beyond the school gates: mapping students’ options

Leaving school is one of life’s big milestones, an exciting time, full of possibilities. But it’s also a time of life-changing decisions for the 60,000 teenagers who walk out the school gates each year,...

Learning life skills in school time prepares students for the real world

Writing CVs, applying for mortgages and enrolling to vote are all important life skills but most people have to learn how to do them on their own. However, students will now be able to learn...

Kiwi students take action on climate change

From meeting environmental activist Dame Jane Goodall to discussing marine protection in the Marlborough Sounds with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, teenagers here in Aotearoa are championing the environment with the support of some outstanding...

In pursuit of excellence: the rise of academies in high schools

The word ‘academy’ has two definitions – ‘a place of study or training in a special field’, and ‘a society or institution of distinguished scholars and artists or scientists that aims to promote and maintain...

NCEA, Cambridge and IB secondary quals explained

The majority of New Zealand secondary schools offer NCEA as their qualification. The standards-based system was established in 2002, and is currently undergoing a revamp. Currently, students study a number of courses or subjects each...

Four ways to keep kids learning while travelling

The school year is over and holidays are upon us. But that doesn't mean your children's learning experiences can't continue. If you're planning an overseas trip with your family, you're in for many benefits. Research...

Breaking barriers: The rise of Māori women in IT

The 23-year-old has completed a Level 5 diploma in Web Development and Design and is now in the middle of completing her second diploma at Whitecliffe – a Level 6 Diploma in Software Development....

Whitecliffe Manukau: Finding your passion after high school

Delaney didn’t buy it The bright 19-year-old completed Art History, Classics, French, English and History in her last year of high school at Long Bay College – but couldn’t stand the idea of walking straight...

Inclusive practice benefits all learners

Since the beginning of 2019, Beckenham Te Kura o Pūroto (a name gifted by Ngāi Tahu to Beckenham School) has been developing a pilot project in partnership with the Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour...
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