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The benefits of problem-based learning

A mathematics and statistics facilitator with the University of Auckland’s Team Solutions, explains why problem-based learning is still one of his go-to techniques when working with schools on raising maths and science outcomes.

Building a system’s capacity to improve: what does it take?

In this second article of a three-part series, Dr Nina Hood discusses the value and importance of improvement networks in driving innovation and improvement to learning experiences.

The Quest for Scale: the Holy Grail of education reform?

Next week, the Education Hub will be launching its latest research report - Quest for Scale: achieving system-wide innovation and improvement in education. This is the first of a three-part series based on the report. By Nina Hood.

Preventing teacher burnout: lessons learned from the Christchurch earthquakes

New research into the ability of teachers to regulate their emotions in a disaster has resulted in invaluable insights and practical recommendations for schools and teachers.

New research pushes for progress for Māori and Pacific students

Team Solutions facilitators do more than apply the latest research from the University of Auckland; in many cases they are researchers themselves. This week we explore the work of three facilitators who are currently undertaking research into raising Māori and Pacific student achievement in schools.

Literacy is a human right

A University of Canterbury researcher is positioning literacy as a human right linked with health and wellbeing

School children surrounded by unhealthy eating messages

A major cause of New Zealand’s high rates of obesity has been mapped in a world-first study.

Pressures of university putting students at risk

A new study has exposed the reality of tertiary students’ mental health

Pasifika and Māori maths research honoured

Massey University mathematics education specialists have won a major award for their research in designing new teaching methods to improve Pasifika and Māori student achievement.

Kiwi kids at six years old: Thriving and happy, but with a few concerns

Latest findings from a major Government-backed study which tracks 7000 children to find out what is is like to grow up in New Zealand.
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REIMAGINING QUALIFICATIONS

Why should we reimagine qualifications?

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

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