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Bridging the gap between research and practice in education

Teachers’ access to reliable, relevant and actionable research will get a boost in February with the launch of a new digital platform offering free, easy-to-access resources that enhance their classroom practice.

Lightbulb moment: a sustainable practice that is saving schools’ money

Education Central looks at why LED lighting makes environmental, financial, social and sustainable sense for schools.

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.

Teachers’ PLD to become Education Council’s responsibility

Responsibility for teachers’ professional learning and development (PLD) will be transferred from the Ministry of Education to the Education Council.

Are our kids future fit? Building 21C skills for the new world of work

Auckland based start-up 21C Skills Lab is hosting a series of events in October to raise awareness of the challenge and opportunity around 21C skills.

Opinion: Whetu Cormick – focusing on Māori achievement

President of New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) WHETU CORMICK says Māori Achievement Collaborations (MACs) are proving to be highly effective.

Health and Wellbeing Diploma a great fit for the financial mentoring sector

The Careerforce New Zealand Diploma in Health and Wellbeing is designed to qualify advanced support workers who work closely to support people with complex needs.

Youthtown brings development activities to Hawke’s Bay

A national not-for-profit youth development organisation that has been operating since 1932 has arrived in Hawke's Bay, offering selected schools sport, outdoor and leadership opportunities alongside students' regular schooling.

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.

Plan for university in Tauranga boosts building consents

A consent issued for stage one of the new university in Tauranga's city centre has contributed to a 41.7 per cent increase in building consents issued last month.

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