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Otago study finds link between teen chewing pace and obesity

Overweight teenagers chew slower and spend less time eating compared with their thinner peers, a University of Otago study has found.

Schools digital-ready for online exams: N4L review

A review of more than 200 secondary schools shows the majority are digital-ready for this month’s NCEA online exams, according to the findings of a report by Network for Learning (N4L), which is partnering...

Everyone’s pitching in at Ara’s Art and Design School

The Ara Art and Design School end-of-year exhibition has been brought together under one creative banner for the first time this year, creating 2020’s ‘Pitch’ Exhibition’ and Runway shows.

Vocational Education Forum boasts state-of-the-art virtual environment

A new era in state-of-the-art virtual conferences will be on display at the upcoming New Zealand Vocational Education Training Research Forum (NZVETRF) forum.

NZ tech company launches online signature book for overseas graduates

Social isolation during Covid-19 didn’t stop a Rotorua tech company from connecting thousands of graduating students worldwide.

Teaching Council goes digital

The Teaching Council’s new online system Hapori Matatū went online in mid-May and hundreds of educators from throughout Aotearoa have already experienced the benefits of the move online.

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.

Covid-19 success gives Kiwi universities unique opportunity to attract new wave of keen international...

New Zealand’s relative success against Covid-19 now gives Kiwi universities a unique opportunity to attract a new wave of keen international students, according to a report by the New Zealand Initiative. In the report, Open for...

Some students still at a disadvantage even with the new support package

The announced support package is designed to alleviate the problems students, particularly those from disadvantaged areas, will face through distance learning during the Level Four lockdown. Ragne Maxwell is the principal of Porirua College, where...

Support package for distance learning

"The Ministry has surveyed schools and about half say they are well set up currently for distance learning using the internet. But we are taking action to support new connections and resources for students...

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