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Free springboard to post-Covid IT careers now on offer

New Zealanders looking to retrain in the booming IT sector can now pivot for free thanks to the launch of a new vocational training provider, Aspire2 Education.

Young WelTec carpentry graduate aims to inspire more wahine into the trades

WelTec carpentry graduate, Sarah Clark, wants to start a company that champions female tradies. Sarah (left) is currently employed by Tonks Residential, a local construction company, as an apprentice builder. Sarah was introduced to the company...

Opinion: The upside of the tech revolution in education in an upside down world

Lyall Lukey responds to a pre-Covid article on EdTech and previews virtual live ELF20: Leading Change and Managing Transitions.

Hon. James Shaw visits Ara Institute of Canterbury to talk sustainability

Ara Institute of Canterbury hosted the Hon. James Shaw yesterday in an open-forum discussion at Te Ōhaka with students, staff and a group of founders of associated ‘sustainable’ start-ups. 

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.

Tumuaki building capability for educational success

A new leadership programme for new and aspiring tumuaki is delivered from a kaupapa Māori, indigenous world view.

Kiwi Mum and Dad’s filmmaking mission to keep kids safe online

A New Zealand filmmaking couple has just released the product of 18 months’ filming and production to help parents keep their children safe online. Our Kids Online; Porn, Predators and How to Keep Them Safe...

Bridging the digital divide

Government efforts during the Covid-19 crisis built on the work underway to bridge the digital divide in Aotearoa. We look at how momentum in closing the gap can be maintained.

NCEA’s big revamp

A shake-up of New Zealand’s major school leaving qualification is underway. The government is making changes to the NCEA exam system, first introduced in 2002. The changes include strengthening literacy and numeracy requirements, having...

Getting on top of our big bullying problem

It started as a regular Tuesday at school for 15-year-old Sophia, but by 11.40am everything had changed. During maths a giggling classmate thrust a list at her, ‘Stuff We Hate About Sophia and Dylan’....
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The pandemic forced many tertiary education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to speed up their ongoing digital transformation efforts.
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