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Graduation ceremonies postponed because of COVID-19

In light of recent announcements by the Government and the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is postponing its May graduation ceremonies and parades. All qualifications due to be awarded at the ceremonies...

Early Learning Action Plan

It should come as no real surprise that a career as an early childhood teacher is neither highly valued nor is it an often-recommended pathway for young adults. Parents want the best for their children...

Advocates For Early Childhood Excellence

On Wednesday, the Minister of Education released the Early Learning Action Plan – a plan for the Early Learning sector over the next 10 years. Advocates for Early Learning Excellence commends the Minister for...

Moving from ‘screen-worried’ to ‘screen-wise’ – Incorporating technology into early learning

The thought of introducing children to technology can be overwhelming for parents and early childhood educators alike. There are many mixed messages around kids and technology and we are all aware of the warnings...

Mandatory anti-bullying call to break NZ’s horrific record in schools

Two independent watchdogs have launched a campaign to make all schools record every case of bullying and adopt anti-bullying moves that have been proven to work. Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft and new Race Relations Commissioner...

A sense of belonging: New ECE resource expected to help refugee children

Refugee and immigrant children being resettled in New Zealand are at the centre of two major studies into how early childhood education can help refugees find a sense of belonging in Aotearoa and sustain...

Ministry wants to ban choke-risk foods from early childhood centres

The Ministry of Education is considering a ban on foods including sausages, chips and popcorn in early childhood centres because they pose a high choking risk. The ministry has told centres it wants to make...

Tauranga school awarded $5k for sustainability

A Mount Maunganui school has been treated to $5000 for their work in teaching kids the importance of sustainability. St Thomas More Catholic School's From Garden to Table initiative helped them win the Bayfair Shopping...

NZ Universities can step up to stop international brain drain

Developing the capabilities of New Zealand’s international education sector is a major priority of the nation’s education strategy. The key to this lies within the ability to understand and contextualize the preferences, goals and...

CMC Markets University of Canterbury Trading Challenge showcases next generation of traders

The second annual CMC Markets’ University of Canterbury (UC) Trading Challenge has come to a close, with third-year Computer Engineering student, Harry Dobbs, taking out the top spot with a 280.81 percent return on...

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