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Thursday, April 2, 2020
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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.

New app easing first day of school fears

We all remember our first day of school – the excitement and fear of stepping into an educational journey that can set us up for life. Research suggests that good transitions in and out of...

Pay parity for all ECE teachers, not just kindergarten teachers

After much negotiation, NZEI Te Riu Roa's kindergarten teacher members voted to accept a settlement of their collective agreement that retains pay parity with their primary colleagues. Lead negotiator for the union Virginia Oakly says...
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