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Meet Will, your digital teacher

An energy company and an AI company have partnered together to produce a digital teacher to help educate New Zealand students about renewable energy.

Health education experts: ACC sex consent classes are an $18m waste of money

Health education experts are calling the decision to extend the $18m Mates and Dates programme "an outrageous waste of public money" calling for that money to support teachers and schools to deliver long-term sustainable and quality programmes.

More Kiwi schools can now access “life-changing” anti-bullying programme

Anti-bullying programme KiVA is more accessible than ever, thanks to a new licencing deal negotiated by Victoria University of Wellington which has halved the cost of providing the programme to New Zealand schools.

Rural school principals doing it tough

Waitotara School principal Jane Corcoran wears many hats.

Creatives in Schools: second round now open

Applications are invited for the second round of Creatives in Schools, which can be implemented at any time during Terms 1 to 4 in 2021.

Book on how to be an academic in NZ wins best tertiary teacher resource...

A new book on how to launch an academic career in New Zealand, by Associate Professor Carol Mutch, won best teacher resource in tertiary category at the CLNZ Education Awards last week.

How to keep your adult mind active in isolation

Isolation can be tedious, especially when you think you should be out exercising like the rest of the suburb but really – look at the weather. Grey skies, a bit of drizzle – there’s...

Agile and lean concepts for teaching and learning

A new title explores how methodologies can be ably transferred from industry to the classroom.

Teachers seek changes to expert funding to help needy kids

Primary and early childhood teachers have asked the Government to let them divert money away from expert teachers to provide extra support for needy kids.

Honouring young writers and artists

Toitoi is a quarterly journal that celebrates the creative spirit of young writers and artists. MELISSA WASTNEY talks to editor Charlotte Gibbs about the inspiration behind this special publication, and how to maximise its use in the classroom.
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