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College students raise funds for Pacific healthcare provider 

In June, 68 students from Porirua College raised funds and chose to donate them to public healthcare provider Pacific Health Plus.

New study of impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global education

IEA and UNESCO are launching a study with the European Commission to draw a more comprehensive picture of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global education.

First Peer Support qualification delivered as an apprenticeship

Careerforce has launched the Peer Support Apprenticeship programme, the first of its kind being delivered in the workplace as an apprenticeship.

EASIE Living Centre welcomes families into new sensory space

A new sensory space, which provides a safe and engaging place for families to explore, has been officially opened in Palmerston North

New Zealand lockdown survey reveals economic jolt, but families ‘incredibly robust’

The impact of the global pandemic on New Zealand families has been highlighted in new research from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, which surveyed New Zealanders’ experience under COVID-19 lockdown. The survey was conducted...

Careerforce-Yale partnership empowers change

Graduates of a transformational leadership development pilot programme shared what they had learnt at a special graduation event held at Careerforce’s Wellington offices in March 2020.

Later bedtimes fine for pre-schoolers if they get enough sleep

Parents of pre-schoolers can take reassurance from new Otago research which shows early bedtimes aren’t vital for healthy development, as long as young children get enough sleep.

Games tournament promotes pride, confidence and tikanga

Before Covid-19 saw schools closed and many sporting events postponed or cancelled around the country, tamariki from 12 primary schools and two intermediates joined together to participate in Upper Hutt’s second traditional Māori games.

NZ parents concerned children could catch COVID-19 at school – Otago study

More than 60 per cent of parents were either ‘extremely’, ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ worried about their children catching COVID-19 at school, when surveyed just prior to schools reopening at Alert Level 2.

Culturally sustaining online learning environments

More than 2,000 teachers tuned into a webinar held by Dr Ann Milne in April about how schools will develop critical, culturally sustaining content online.
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