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Beating bullying before it begins – addressing bullying in ECE

Bullying is a difficult topic to broach in early childhood settings, but experts agree it could be the opportune time to prevent bullying behaviours from developing. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.

Finance Minister Grant Robertson won’t commit to promising a second year of fees-free studies

Finance Minister Grant Robertson won't commit to rolling out free second-year study for tertiary students.

Government aims for $1 billion cuts to ‘low-priority’ spending, clip fees-free scheme

The Government has reallocated almost $200 million from the fees-free policy as part of Finance Minister Grant Robertson's push to cull $1 billion of low-priority spending.

Shouting to be heard: the worrying effects of noise in early childhood education services

Susan Bates raises concerns about the potentially damaging effects of the high noise levels in many early childhood education centres in New Zealand and asks: what is being done about it?

Praise for Piki: Wellington students welcome free mental health support

Tertiary students in the greater Wellington region are pleased to see the expansion of Piki, a free youth mental health support pilot.

Victoria University of Wellington drops fight over name

Victoria University has decided it won't legally challenge the Education Minister's decision to reject its name change proposal, but it will be adopting a new branding strategy.

In defence of play: why imagination is key in early childhood education

ECE researcher Kelly Warren says the emphasis needs to change from focussing on young children acquiring formal learning behaviours to fostering social and emotional skills.

Victoria University to reveal decision on name change battle

Victoria University is expected to reveal today whether it will challenge the Education Minister's decision to reject its name change proposal.

ITO meets Ivy League University to support emerging leaders

Ten emerging leaders with lived experience in the health and wellbeing sector will be given the chance to participate in Yale University’s leadership programme.

Hawke’s Bay man’s treaty claim calls for vocational training rethink

Vocational training reform proposing radical changes in tertiary education delivery are rushed and will disadvantage Maori.
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