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International research will help disabled people into medicine

A University of Auckland student has co-authored a first-of-its-kind study into medical students with disabilities.

Enhancing the relevance of new learning

Students learn most effectively when they understand what they are learning, why they are learning it, and how they will be able to use their new learning. Steve Mouldey digs deeper into the New Zealand Curriculum.

Education Matters to Me: detailed reports published

A series of six more detailed reports have been published following the release of Education Matters To Me, a study conducted jointly by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner (OCC) and the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) which sought to examine how students feel about education in New Zealand.

Collaboration with overseas universities is essential, confirms report

New Zealand universities would benefit from more collaboration on joint research initiatives with overseas universities, a new report has found.

Online survey to help drive revitalisation of te reo Māori

An online survey has been launched to help understand the initiatives already underway driving the revitalisation of te reo Māori with the intention of creating a free database.

School-based measures unlikely to halt childhood obesity

A British study has found no noticeable effects from a year-long school-based programme that aimed to improve the health of primary-aged children, leading to calls for evidence-based measures.

Calling all ECE teachers for research project

SUSAN BATES is calling for early childhood teachers to participate in a research project aimed at gauging conditions, expectations and experiences of ECE teachers in New Zealand, in the context of their health and well-being.

Students share their experiences of school and education

A new report shares some key insights into young New Zealanders' experience of school and what's important to them when it comes to their education.

‘Wake up’ call after study finds fewer low-income NZ kids ‘beating the odds’ to...

A top educationalist says New Zealand educators need to "wake up" after yet another international study has found our children's performance sliding - this time a study of the poorest quarter of children in each country.

Research reveals importance of students learning from their mistakes

Having the confidence to try new things and admit when you don’t understand something is a vital part of learning, yet it is also one that many students struggle with. New research has revealed some of the reasons why students retreat from uncertainty, and how educators can help.
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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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