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Teachers need ‘whole level of new skills’ for digital future

A new science-backed strategy is needed to prepare New Zealand's teachers for the digitised classrooms of tomorrow, top advisers say.

Tahi Rua Toru Tech competition launches today

A new digital technologies competition for New Zealand school students launches today.

School reports make way for online ‘real-time’ technology

School reports as we know them are on the way out, as schools "liberated" from national standards use online and other methods to involve parents in their children's learning.

Online exam pilot a ‘disaster’: ‘we were run off our feet solving problems’

Moving school exams online hit problems after students were locked out of a pilot assessment labelled a "disaster" by one school.

Bridging the gap between research and practice in education

Teachers’ access to reliable, relevant and actionable research will get a boost in February with the launch of a new digital platform offering free, easy-to-access resources that enhance their classroom practice.

New CEO for N4L

Creator of 2degrees mobile Larrie Moore is the new chief executive for Network for Learning.

Students have fun at Robotics Championships in Rotorua

Students came together to battle it out with their robots at the VEX Robotics Competition 2017, with spots in the world championships up for grabs.

Educating the Fidgetal Generation

JUDE BARBACK gets a glimpse at what the classroom of the future will look like at global education technology summit Bett Asia 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

Minecraft in the classroom

Minecraft, the wildly popular computer game that is likened to playing with virtual Lego, has captivated the imaginations of children of all ages - and now it’s taking the education world by storm, discovers JUDE BARBACK.

Re-imagining education to empower Gen-Z

HP New Zealand has just held it’s very first Evolve Education event at Auckland’s Aotea Centre bringing together over 70 principals, teachers and education experts to explore ways of shaping and enhancing learning using technology.

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Shifting schools sets children back half a year – report

Shifting schools may set children back by about half a year in their learning, a new report says.

Choosing schools