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Supporting teens’ career choices

For decades it was relatively easy to choose a career – girls tended to become teachers, nurses or secretaries, and boys became doctors, lawyers or took up a trade. However, with the vast array of...

Skool Loop app fills gap in market

Back in the 2000s, when her children were in primary school, Kaikoura-based Sharlene Barnes realised that relying on her children to relay messages was perhaps not the best means of communication, and saw a...

Opinion: Modern learning environments – are they all they’re cracked up to be?

As Auckland’s King’s School approaches its centenary, the opening of one of its most important buildings in its long history, is one that has been a personal highlight for me through my 25 years...

AI the next shake-up in education

Technology isn’t seen as a panacea for the education sector’s problems. The disconnect between the needs of employers and the type of graduates universities are producing won’t be solved through technology, nor will the...

Kiwi innovators compete with the world’s best

A team of New Zealand students reached the semi-finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup recently, among some of the best and brightest young tech innovators in the world vying for more than US$725,000 in...

Bringing 21st-century teaching and learning to schools with cloud

Warwick Beban says moving to a full cloud model means schools can fully deliver and benefit from 21st-century teaching and learning, allowing staff and students to access school resources anywhere and at any time.

Why our education system needs to change

The world is changing and our education system needs to evolve with it. By Karen Tui Boyes. 

New curriculum a long time coming

The way technology is taught in New Zealand is changing, with most schools welcoming the new digital technologies curriculum. But some say it has been a long time coming. By Adam Gifford.

A digital game changer for the trades

09The construction industry is booming and needs around 30,000 qualified people in the next five years to meet demand. However, fewer than 1,500 school leavers are currently moving into BCITO apprenticeships each year. “Right now,...

Out with the old…

09Education is changing faster than most parents realise. While schools field complaints about teachers not ‘teaching’, the reality is that it’s those parents whose children are lined up behind desks for old-style chalk-and-talk education...
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