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Call for TVNZ to add subtitles to home school programmes to improve literacy

Christchurch-based Ros Lugg, a literacy and dyslexia specialist with 30 years’ experience in New Zealand and the UK, says while some TVs have subtitle capabilities, they are optional and have to be turned on...

Covid-19 success gives Kiwi universities unique opportunity to attract new wave of keen international...

New Zealand’s relative success against Covid-19 now gives Kiwi universities a unique opportunity to attract a new wave of keen international students, according to a report by the New Zealand Initiative. In the report, Open for...

Genesis School-gen has joined forces with Mind Lab Kids to help Kiwi kids’ put...

While families across NZ are adapting to learning from home, Genesis School-gen has partnered with Mind Lab kids to provide Kiwis with FREE access to hundreds of fun and easy experiments and challenges online. The...

Blokes vs Books – A Reading Initiative

Sponsored Article https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8JmeW_QtZo&feature=emb_title Your favourite Kiwi celebs are getting behind the annual New Zealand ‘Blokes vs Books’ campaign to inspire reading amongst New Zealand men. A joint initiative between Read NZ Te Pou Muramura (formerly The Book...

Transport around the Wellington Region – including Total Mobility Card Holders

The Total Mobility Card provides disabled card holders an opportunity for those who have been almost entirely isolated to leave their homes. The Ministry of Transport has allowed for all trips under $80 to...

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...

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