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Friday, October 22, 2021

What’s happening to U? Making sense of puberty education

Teacher Toni Ferens helps align puberty education resources with The New Zealand Curriculum and classroom teaching.

New primary industry resources for schools

The primary industries package is a part of a series of resources for schools developed by the Ministry for Primary Industries. Developed as a set of learning activities for mathematics, science, social studies and technology,...

Are our schools preparing learners for 2030?

Mark Treadwell, author of ‘The Future of Learning’, contributes the first of a series of articles that looks at what schools are going to have to do to stay relevant and develop the necessary set of skills and capabilities required by our society and workplaces.

The write path to remedial spelling

The campaigner, the Ministry, and the schools. JUDE BARBACK considers the different stances when it comes to addressing remedial spelling in schools.

Kindergartens involved in new study aimed at improving early literacy among Kiwi kids

A new research project involving nearly 600 preschoolers from Canterbury and Central Otago is aiming to improve Kiwi kids’ early literacy development.

Making a difference in the community with Wattie’s Cans for Good

Wattie’s Cans for Good is back; the national can ‘collection, creation, education and donation’ campaign run by The Salvation Army in partnership with Wattie’s for New Zealand schools.

Understanding the World of Adult Dyslexics

Jane Kjersten discusses what inspired a book on adult dyslexia.

New resources to tackle kids’ mental health and emotional wellbeing

Feel Brave and Life Education Trust partner to positively disrupt children’s mental health education in New Zealand.

Early childhood education classic resource relaunched

New Shoots Publishing together with author Kelly Warren are re-launching the ‘90s classic, Take Another Look (Tirohia Ano) this month.

Dean of Education and Social Work retiring after 40 years in education

The University of Auckland’s Dean of Education and Social Work, Professor Graeme Aitken, grew up in schools and knew he was going to be a teacher from age 15. Now retiring after 40 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, university lecturer and Dean, he presented a retrospective lecture of his time in Education.  

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