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Garden to Table Resources Available for Students

Tying in with ANZAC Day celebrations and remembrance, ‘Garden to Table’ has created multiple learning resources and activities for primary school-age children to discover how vegetables influenced New Zealand’s war effort and why. ‘Dig For...

Some students still at a disadvantage even with the new support package

The announced support package is designed to alleviate the problems students, particularly those from disadvantaged areas, will face through distance learning during the Level Four lockdown. Ragne Maxwell is the principal of Porirua College, where...

Aroha, clever Kiwi ingenuity to help young people cope with COVID-19 lockdown

Launched on Tuesday 7 April 2020, the ChatBot offers a free and easily accessible way for young adults to use talking therapies without added financial pressures. In 2018, 82% of secondary school students who wished...

Game development not stopping teens in lockdown

Wellington-based game development team GameFroot has not allowed the Level Four lockdown to discontinue their work. NCEA accredited and used by schools around the country, GameFroot have been working hard to allow school children to...

University to start all papers from scratch and study up until Christmas

AUT University students are in an uproar over a sudden decision to start the academic year again from scratch after the coronavirus lockdown and then keep students studying until Christmas. The university has announced a radical...

Teddies in Windows

After the official COVID-19 announcement by the Prime Minister last Monday, before the official Level Four quarantine was put in place, a teddy bear hunt began. For children who can’t take part in clubs, go...

Hundreds of childcare centres hit by lockdown to get insurance payout

By Sharon Brettkelly of RNZ More than 1500 childcare centres, kindergartens and play centres have insurance cover through New Zealand insurer Crombie Lockwood. Those with business interruption cover under their Child Proof scheme policies will receive up...

All schools will now be controlled by the Government under new emergency changes

All schools and education providers, whether they're public or private, are now controlled by the Government under new emergency legislation passed to try break the chain of Covid-19. When they shut, open and how they...

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...
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