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Digital technology becoming compulsory in school curriculum

Digital technologies learning is to be added to the school curriculum

Digital fluency investment marks biggest change to curriculum in a decade

A new National Digital Championship aimed at exciting students to use digital technologies to come up with innovate ways to solve community, social or environmental challenges is among the initiatives included in a $40...

There’s no iPad in team – or is there?

Tablet devices are excellent for individual independent learning, but do they promote collaboration in the classroom? JUDE BARBACK finds out.

Girls mean business

Young people entering the workforce today are likely to have at least seven different careers during their working lives, and many of today's careers won't exist in 10 years.

Internet access is boosting Kiwi children’s learning – but many parents are missing out

By: Simon Collins A new survey has found that Kiwi kids are learning online at school, often from their first year at primary school - but many parents are missing out on the action.The vast...

Three major questions for three major thought leaders

Education Review asks three leading international educationalists – Sugata Mitra, Sir John Jones and Frances Valintine – to respond to three big questions.

Will CoOLs give the virtual learning network a permanent home?

Will communities of online learning (CoOLs) provide the Virtual Learning Network with the resourcing it needs to be sustainable and continue to develop? Or will they unleash an open educational marketplace that has the potential to undermine public schooling? JUDE BARBACK looks at the most polarising element of the Education (Update) Amendment Bill.

Ruapehu’s technology hub – just one part of the puzzle

All schools strive to engage with their communities. Some do it better than others. Here, JUDE BARBACK looks at an outstanding example of school-iwi partnerships in Ruapehu.

Online Learning Communities: cool idea or not?

The proposal for new online learning communities has sparked suggestions that we’re about to unleash online charter schools onto New Zealand education.

Innovative learning environments: where’s the evidence?

MARK OSBORNE suggests that when teacher pedagogy and physical learning environments are aligned there are significant gains to be made in achievement.
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