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Innovative Auckland primary school advises 1-3 hours a day of home learning

An innovative Auckland primary school says it wants children to do between one and three hours of schoolwork a day while they are stuck at home due to the coronavirus. Hobsonville Point Primary School, a...

Covid-19 Lockdown: How to homeschool your children

Parents preparing to home school their children need to relax and steer away from replicating a school day, experts say. In the past 24 hours since Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced schools would close almost...

Educators face task of transitioning to remote learning programmes

As schools across the country close their doors today, educators face the colossal task of transitioning to remote learning programmes. There are multiple considerations and issues at play – from the level of access students...

Teachers call on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to shut down schools now

A Teaching Council call for all schools to close immediately has shocked the main teachers' groups. The call, made in an open letter to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern issued by Teaching Council chief executive Lesley...

University limits face-to-face teaching to prevent spread of virus

Massey University is limiting face-to-face teaching as the Covid-19 outbreak worsens. Classes are to be moved online, where possible, in an effort to reduce the number of people on campus, a statement sent to students...

Coronavirus in NZ: Student tests positive, Logan Park High School closes for 48 hours

A Dunedin high school student has tested positive for coronavirus. The school the pupil attends, Logan Park High School, will now close for at least two days. The pupil is New Zealand's 12th confirmed coronavirus patient...

Coronavirus: Send your kids to school – it’s the safest place for them

Send your kids to school, they're safe there – that's the message to parents from Education Minister Chris Hipkins. But in the effort to slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus, parents should consider making...

Over 1700 UCOL Students to Graduate in March 2020

1761 new UCOL graduates will receive their qualifications during the March Graduation season. The graduates will receive their Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees and Postgraduate qualifications at ceremonies in Manawatu, Whanganui, Wairarapa and Horowhenua. The Bachelor of...

Universities warn of major financial hit with 6500 students stuck in China

New Zealand's universities say they face a massive financial hit from coronavirus, with more than 6500 Chinese students who are enrolled to study here this year still stuck at home. Sector group Universities New Zealand...

Kiwi universities brace for disruption as Govt restricts China travel

The New Zealand government is to follow the US, Australia and Japan in restricting entry into the country from foreign nationals arriving from or transiting through mainland China, disrupting travel for potentially thousands of...
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