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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.

Digital one-stop-shop for careers education

A new partnership will help boost careers education for New Zealand secondary schools.

US study tour affirms good work being done in NZ schools, says principal

A five-week study tour of the United States confirmed to Otahuhu College principal Neil Watson that New Zealand schools are on the right track.

Secondary teachers seek pay increase in union-Govt negotiations

The PPTA is looking to negotiate a 15 per cent pay increase for teachers in its collective agreement negotiations with Government, which started today.

Avondale College student named best in world at PowerPoint

A 15-year-old Auckland student beat over 760,000 competitors to become Microsoft Office Specialist World Champion for PowerPoint

Dilworth School seeks benefactor to start girls’ school

New Zealand's wealthiest school, Dilworth, is looking for a new benefactor to open a school for girls.

MPs on Māori affairs select committee told not enough New Zealand history being taught...

Not enough New Zealand history is being taught in schools, MPs were told today by history teachers themselves.

Shifting schools sets children back half a year – report

Shifting schools may set children back by about half a year in their learning, a new report says.

Opinion: Lisa Emerson – Hidden in plain sight: secondary school library services

Lisa Emerson voices concerns about the positioning of libraries and librarians in New Zealand secondary schools.
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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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