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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Book born in Rotorua helps inform early childhood education cultural practices

The book refers to a Ngāti Rangiwewehi tupuna, Hikairo, as an exemplary figure around which the content is based. The The Hikairo Schema was reaffirmed for publication at a tribal meeting at the weekend and...

Secondary principals to vote on industrial action

Secondary principals today walked away from negotiations with the government.

Promoting positive online experiences

Today at St Patrick’s Silverstream, 40 students from four Wellington high schools will join the first  Online Advocates workshop, part of a student-led programme from Facebook, Instagram and Sticks ‘n’ Stones to promote positive...

Moving house linked with behavioural difficulties in children

Lead researcher, Kim Nathan, a PhD student at the University of Otago, Wellington, says two- thirds (69 per cent) of the more than 300,000 children studied had moved house at least once by the...

Sector funding a major focus of tertiary education forum

The 2019 Voices of the Sector Forum was timely given the major changes afoot in the tertiary education sector.NZUSA President James Ranstead says students are keen to see a refocusing of the tertiary education...

Time to Bee Aware

Co-ordinated by Apiculture New Zealand, Bee Aware Month has been running for nine years.  A key part of this campaign has been engaging primary school children in the fascinating world of the honeybee and...

Let the battle of the words begin

The battle to be New Zealand’s best speller is on again, with 250 Year 9 and 10 students around the country gearing up for the New Zealand Spelling Bee regional finals starting on August...

RoVE presents challenges and opportunities for tertiary educators

Recent developments in the tertiary sector and the Government’s proposal to merge 16 polytechnics has created a new challenge for tertiary educators to upskill themselves and focus on providing work-integrated learning for students. There...

New Institute Establishment Board announced

Following yesterday's vocational education reform announcements, the establishment board for the new Institute of skills and technology has been announced.

Major changes for vocational education confirmed

Under major changes to New Zealand’s vocational education system announced today, industry training organisations will be replaced by industry-led councils and polytechnics with operate as a single campus network. By Jude Barback.


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Teenagers warned to turn the music down or risk loss of...

Teenagers cranking up the music on headphones and other personal devices are being warned that they risk losing their hearing if they do not...


Busting myths about boarding schools

Sponsored Article Myth #1: Boarding schools are just like Hogwarts For many people, the words ‘boarding school’ conjure up images of Harry Potter wandering the...