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Improving Māori student achievement through effective use of data

Research out of the University of Auckland highlights just how important the effective use of quality data in schools is in helping to raise Māori student achievement.

Napier school announces $3m revamp at jubilee

Port Ahuriri School announced a $3 million refurbishment during its 150th anniversary celebrations at the weekend.

Mt Albert Grammar appeals to parents to fund new buildings

New Zealand's second-biggest school is appealing to parents to help pay for new buildings because it says Government funding is not enough.

Kaitao Intermediate ensuring positive behaviour in pupils

A Rotorua school principal believes schools nationwide need to adopt new ways of thinking to ensure they abide by the standards for physical restraint.

Doctorate meets career

It can sometimes be difficult to make the connection between doctorate-level qualifications and the world of work. However, Otago Polytechnic’s newly launched Doctor of Professional Practice is helping to join the dots.

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.

Assuring the quality of tertiary teaching in New Zealand

DR JOHN BOEREBOOM argues that we need to develop a clearer framework to measure quality tertiary teaching in New Zealand.

Role models in Education: Providing a platform for professional development

ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY looks at a sporting initiative that has opened the doors to more collaboration and collegiality among schools.

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.

Growing Up in New Zealand – Longitudinal Study

A petition calling on the government to restore critical funding to the Growing Up in New Zealand study has gathered thousands of signatures within days of being launched.
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