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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Kiwi classrooms save native birds with Squawk Squad

Kiwi classrooms will have the opportunity to experience New Zealand’s native birdlife like never before thanks to a new virtual reality experience on offer from Squawk Squad.

Bringing the child abuse conversation into the classroom

JUDE BARBACK looks at the collaborative approach between schools, communities, police, CYF, the Ministry and child advocacy organisations to help ensure students are safe at school and at home.

ADVENTUROUS LEARNING – Inside and Outside the classroom

MIKE BROWN and SIMON BEAMES discuss their new book, Adventurous Learning: A pedagogy for a changing world, which presents a framework for enhanced learning experiences.

World-first lockdown app for schools: is your school prepared?

A teacher from New Zealand has created a world first in apps. Iain Rudkin a 4th year technology teacher at St Paul’s Collegiate has created the world’s first Lockdown app which means that a teacher can alert a senior manager of a potentially dangerous situation in the school within seconds of it occurring.

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.

EIT celebrates official opening of Ōtatāra Outdoor Learning Centre

Invited guests gathered today to celebrate the official opening of the Ōtatāra Outdoor Learning Centre (OOLC).

New civics resources for young New Zealanders

New civics education resources have been developed as part of the School Leavers’ Toolkit to help prepare young people for life beyond school.

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.

Kids helping kids during an asthma emergency

The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ will be announcing a new schools' campaign on World Asthma Day 2019 encouraging students to know what to do in an asthma emergency. Free activity packs for schools that register by 8 April 2019.

Demand for treatment outstrips supply, as Kiwis continue to be convicted for minor drug...

The State of the Nation report underscores the need for the Government to undertake further drug law reform and invest in treatment and prevention. Policy and Advocacy Manager Kali Mercier says: “Treatment providers have been...

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