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How to future-proof your career

One of the hardest things about choosing a potential career is knowing what industries and skills will be in demand by the time you’ve completed your tertiary studies. Raewyn Court reports. With the future of...

Flexible learning – the new normal

Study when it suits you. By Raewyn Court.

The crucial ‘soft skills’: the role of the early childhood sector

The important social and emotional skills needed later in life have their grounding in early childhood education. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.

Earning, learning and having fun

Esmey Parata can’t speak highly enough about her plumbing apprenticeship.

Tamariki and technology: Integrating tech into the ECE curriculum

The children at Botany Downs Kindergarten love Skyping their friends in the new entrant class at Botany Downs School, where many of them will start school in the coming weeks and months. As they prepare...

Girls can’t achieve unless they’re nurtured and happy

St Cuthbert’s College’s successful homeroom approach helps new Year 7 students feel like they are joining one big happy family.

Sparking a passion in girls for STEM

A new initiative is aiming to get more Kiwi girls interested in digital technology and ultimately challenge societal perceptions of women in STEM. By Raewyn Court.

In defence of play: why imagination is key in early learning

Early childhood education researcher Kelly Warren says the emphasis needs to change from focusing on young children acquiring formal learning behaviours to fostering social and emotional skills.

Make space for makerspaces

From 3D printers and lasers, to robotics and coding, as well as the more traditional activities like woodwork and art, the philosophy encompasses a wide array of skills and interests. MakerBox founder Jess Weichler says...

Apprenticeship kick-starts beautiful career

Machaela Robbins says her HITO beauty therapy apprenticeship has been “rewarding and fun”. Machaela Robbins’ boss was “blown away” when Machaela beat fierce competition from the hairdressing, barbering and beauty therapy sectors to emerge as...
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