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Breath of Endeavour project for Māori along the Whanganui River

Tū te Ngana Hau – the Breath of Endeavour project is different from other initiatives introduced to Māori communities along the Whanganui River.

We need to talk about… lifelong learning

Roger Smyth discusses how micro-credentials will help resolve the emerging need for training but raises questions about how the government is going to effectively fund life-long learning.

From early school leaver to essential service provider – young graduate becomes role model

In 2012, when Cori Pokotea left college without a NCEA qualification, she never thought that one day she would be providing an essential service through a global pandemic. Having graduated with a New Zealand Certificate...

NCEA: How does it stack up internationally?

As teaching experts thrash out what’s working and what’s not in NCEA, Anna Clements looks at how New Zealand’s high school qualification system compares with those in other countries.

Disruptive changes in tertiary education: complementary or contentious?

From MOOCs to micro-credentials, tertiary education and training is adapting to keep pace with a changing world. But, asks Education Central, what might that mean for New Zealand institutions, and is the degree under threat?

Why should we reimagine qualifications?

JUDE BARBACK introduces Education Central’s special feature series ‘Reimagining Qualifications’ with a trip down memory lane.

Opinion: NCEA review from a student’s perspective

Year 13 student Sarah Bisacre-Peters supports many aspects of the Government’s NCEA Review and is pleased to see an emphasis on student consultation.

Revisiting NZ school qualifications 130 years on

Twenty years after NCEA was first mooted, New Zealand is once again revisiting its qualification system. FIONA CASSIE looks at the 130-year-plus history of our school qualification system.
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