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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...

Children reaping benefits of play-based learning at school

Learning through play is an integral part of child development and many schools have adopted it into their curriculum.   Play-based learning is a pedagogical approach where play is a valued method of learning, different types...

Late birthday boosts high-school achievement – study

Children born in the later half of each year have a better chance of doing well at high school years later, a new study suggests. A prize-winning study by University of Canterbury economists Asaad Ali...

School choice set to tighten as population squeezes school rolls

School choice is set to tighten across Auckland as new housing developments force more schools to close their doors against out-of-zone families. A National Education Growth Plan unveiled yesterday says enrolment schemes will be required...

Primary teachers reach agreement, but principals reject settlement

While primary teachers have voted to settle their collective agreement, primary principals have rejected a settlement due to concerns over relativity with what senior teachers or deputy principals will be paid under this settlement, and over pay parity with secondary principals.

Sponsored: Let teachers focus on creativity

Sponsored Article Point Chevalier Primary School will definitely be renewing its copyright licences on 1 July 2019. The Auckland primary school is one of many New Zealand schools to take advantage of the partnership between...

Primary teachers and principals reject Ministry of Education’s latest offer

Primary and intermediate teachers and principals have "overwhelmingly" rejected the Government's latest pay offer saying it will not fix the industry's staffing "crisis".

BASF Kids’ Lab brings magic of chemistry to Auckland children

More than 450 local primary students are about to get hands-on experience with science at the University of Auckland.

Teachers release strike plan details as ballot opens

Primary teachers have released details of their proposed regional strikes in November as a nine-day strike ballot begins tomorrow.

Nanogirl’s cookbook gifted to low decile primary schools

Copies of The Kitchen Science Cookbook will be gifted to every decile 1 and 2 primary school in the country.

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The Privacy Act 2020 was passed by Parliament on 26 June...

Notifiable privacy breaches The main thing to consider is that the legal requirements of responding to a privacy breach are changing. The new Act will...
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