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Students’ ignorance about money sparks new financial literacy program

Kiwi kids' poor understanding of money sparked the creation of a new online financial literacy program.

Ministry of Education extends helping hand to McAuley High School after operational concerns

The Ministry of Education is considering a statutory intervention for McAuley High School in South Auckland.

Job Currency: By Degrees? Without Qualifications? With Micro-credentials?

Speaking at the recent 12th annual Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua, Phil Ker, CE Otago Polytechnic generated interest with his presentation “Micro-credentials: an old dog with some new tricks!” ELF Convener Lyall Lukey explains why.

Opinion: Linda Sissons – Schools, employers and all of us need to open the...

Chief executive of the Primary ITO, Linda Sissons says an extra 50,000 primary sector qualified workers will be needed by 2025 to meet the Government’s growth demands.

Helen Clark cuts cake for UCOL’s 10th birthday, tells audience ‘You might have lost...

She cut the ribbon to open the Whanganui UCOL campus a decade ago and former Prime Minister Helen Clark was there again to cut the cake for the organisation's 10th birthday.

AUT to cut 40 jobs at Society and Culture faculty, blames falling interest in...

Auckland University of Technology is planning to cut at least 40 jobs at its Society and Culture faculty because of falling student numbers.

More than 2000 submissions on name change for Victoria University

More than 2000 submissions have flooded in over the proposed name change for Victoria University of Wellington.

The Practicum Files: Christian Ioka – “a mixture of excitement, confusion and discovery”

Aspiring primary teacher Christian Ioka has learned an important lesson - that the best learning comes from one’s mistakes and failures while on practicum.

Moving learning from ‘teach to the test’ to real-world application

A desire to change the way students approach their learning saw the creation of QuickSense, a new learning tool that is set to make a difference for Kiwi secondary school students.

Like A Boss – new programme helps develop students’ 21C skills

A new programme helps students set up a business, helping them learn about the future of work, entrepreneurship, idea generation, and develop the necessary 21st century skills.
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REIMAGINING QUALIFICATIONS

Why should we reimagine qualifications?

JUDE BARBACK introduces Education Central’s special feature series ‘Reimagining Qualifications’ with a trip down memory lane.

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