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Friday, December 4, 2020

Exclusive: Serious concern over preschool checks as conditions not picked-up

One of the country's biggest health initiatives isn't picking up serious problems and could actually widen the rich-poor divide.

Māori programme Inspire in Education takes shape

A man who struggled in education when he was younger has developed a programme to help keep more Maori students in school and achieving later in life.

Review group quietly appointed on replacing National Standards

The Government has set up an advisory group to replace National Standards in schools – but has kept it quiet, apparently because of public criticism of the proliferation of policy review groups.

Beginning Teacher Project gets high praise

Supporters of the Auckland Beginning Teacher Project are calling for others to grab the opportunity

Letting our kids run wild

'Bush schools' let children explore their creativity physically and intellectually.

The battle of the lunchbox

There’s a battle going on that won’t be on the news tonight, yet mums and dad around the world know it all too well. I’m talking, of course, about the battle of the lunchbox. Every...

Slaves to servers or heads in the clouds?

We look at why schools should overcome their fears and leap completely into the cloud

Knee-jerk decision on charter schools

Hipkins offers no good reasons for abolishing charter schools

From quick fix to lasting solution – prefabrication for the schools of tomorrow

Ignite associate director Jennis Lee looks at the benefits of the “new” prefab technology and why it’s likely to be more and more popular for schools in the future.

National singing school under way

More than 100 singing students and teaching faculty are now fully immersed in this year's New Zealand Singing School.
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