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Friday, January 22, 2021

NZ tech company launches online signature book for overseas graduates

Social isolation during Covid-19 didn’t stop a Rotorua tech company from connecting thousands of graduating students worldwide.
The Year 12 students from Otumoetai College, Tauranga taking part in the 2020 Young Enterprise Scheme, who have developed a sticker to encourage children to have good hygiene habits.

Mission hygiene: student initiative

A group of Year 12 students from Otumoetai College, Tauranga is on a mission to encourage children around the country to practice good hygiene in a Covid 19 world. The group of seven girls was...

From early school leaver to essential service provider – young graduate becomes role model

In 2012, when Cori Pokotea left college without a NCEA qualification, she never thought that one day she would be providing an essential service through a global pandemic. Having graduated with a New Zealand Certificate...

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...

New Zealand lockdown survey reveals economic jolt, but families ‘incredibly robust’

The impact of the global pandemic on New Zealand families has been highlighted in new research from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, which surveyed New Zealanders’ experience under COVID-19 lockdown. The survey was conducted...

Careerforce-Yale partnership empowers change

Graduates of a transformational leadership development pilot programme shared what they had learnt at a special graduation event held at Careerforce’s Wellington offices in March 2020.

Games tournament promotes pride, confidence and tikanga

Before Covid-19 saw schools closed and many sporting events postponed or cancelled around the country, tamariki from 12 primary schools and two intermediates joined together to participate in Upper Hutt’s second traditional Māori games.

NZ parents concerned children could catch COVID-19 at school – Otago study

More than 60 per cent of parents were either ‘extremely’, ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ worried about their children catching COVID-19 at school, when surveyed just prior to schools reopening at Alert Level 2.

Careerforce welcomes targeted training and apprenticeships fund

The details of a $320m Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF), designed to support vocational training across high-demand industries have now been announced.

Culturally sustaining online learning environments

More than 2,000 teachers tuned into a webinar held by Dr Ann Milne in April about how schools will develop critical, culturally sustaining content online.

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