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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Tokoroa teachers band together for professional development

A record number of Tokoroa teachers have signed up to postgraduate training in digital and collaborative learning by education provider The Mind Lab. Enrolment was so high, The Mind Lab responded by deciding to deliver...

Working as one whānau for the success of Māori trainees

Careerforce te toi pūkenga, Access Community Health, Idea Services, and Oceania Healthcare recently celebrated the signing of Te Tiriti o te Whanaungatanga.

Boosting oracy at Burnside

With 70 per cent of their new entrants starting school lacking basic oracy skills, the teachers at Burnside Primary knew something had to be done.

Simplifying PLD proposals lessens the workload

Professional learning and development (PLD) is an essential supporter and enabler of a system that learns. A new online process of applying for PLD is scheduled to be in place by term 3 this year.

Impact Coaching improves engagement with students

A group of schools in Nelson is taking part in a process called Impact Coaching, where teachers are observed by their peers and given judgement-free feedback.

Backing up BYOD – getting the right IT infrastructure in place

One school’s experience of upgrading its IT infrastructure to support its IT systems and BYOD programme.

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.

The Role, Place and Space of Knowledge in New Zealand Education

A new report, released today by The Education Hub, aims to spark a national conversation around knowledge and the crucial role it plays in students’ learning and development.

Teachers’ Day tribute

Today is World Teachers’ Day. Recent graduate of the Bachelor of Education (Teaching) at the University of Auckland’s Manukau programme Frank Tasi shares the inspirations behind his teaching.

Teacher Recruitment Expo addresses critical teacher shortage

The second annual Auckland Primary Teaching Expo is coming up fast on 11 September. Vanessa Page, who found a job at last year’s expo, talks about her experience of the inaugural event hosted by the Auckland Primary Principals Association (APPA) in partnership with the University of Auckland last year.

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