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Sunday, November 28, 2021

Opinion: Deborah Hill Cone – A John Cleese kind of school

Hard work and creativity are what really count - not a university degree

Trump’s Kiwi adviser Chris Liddell donates $450,000 to Auckland University

Chris Liddell, the Kiwi businessman in Donald Trump's team, has donated $450,000 to the University of Auckland to fund a scholarship to Oxford.

Bad timing for Northland College review

Northland College Principal Jim Luders says a scathing review of the school by the Education Review Office would be different, and far more positive, if it was done today.

Are we failing our youngest learners? Intervention waiting times still increasing

Everyone in the early childhood sector will be encouraged by Education Minister Chris Hipkins’ recently announced plan for students under six, which emphasises more and better qualified teachers. What’s less clear is whether young learners with acute additional needs figure as prominently as they should in his forward planning. By Jaylan Boyle.

We need to talk about… lifelong learning

Roger Smyth discusses how micro-credentials will help resolve the emerging need for training but raises questions about how the government is going to effectively fund life-long learning.

Buried in paperwork

It’s thought to be one of the biggest complaints teachers make: too much paperwork. But what exactly does this mean? Marking and moderation is only the beginning, writes MELISSA WASTNEY.

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