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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

NCEA results out tomorrow – but you’ll have to guess the time

NCEA results are out tomorrow - but exam authorities won't say exactly what time results will be online in case everyone tries to look at the same time.

Kerikeri teen part of new education advisory group

Kerikeri teenager Hadassah Wharawhara is one of 12 young people selected to form a new Ministry of Education Youth Advisory Group, established to enable her generation to have their say regarding the education system and issues that affect them.

Mind the gap: intermediates versus middle schools

Intermediate schools are a uniquely Kiwi tradition that is almost a century old. But are they being gradually replaced by the Australian-style middle school? Rachel Helyer Donaldson.

Mandatory anti-bullying call to break NZ’s horrific record in schools

Two independent watchdogs have launched a campaign to make all schools record every case of bullying and adopt anti-bullying moves that have been proven to work. Children's Commissioner Andrew Becroft and new Race Relations Commissioner...

Ruapehu’s technology hub – just one part of the puzzle

All schools strive to engage with their communities. Some do it better than others. Here, JUDE BARBACK looks at an outstanding example of school-iwi partnerships in Ruapehu.

CMC Markets University of Canterbury Trading Challenge showcases next generation of traders

The second annual CMC Markets’ University of Canterbury (UC) Trading Challenge has come to a close, with third-year Computer Engineering student, Harry Dobbs, taking out the top spot with a 280.81 percent return on...

Genesis School-gen has joined forces with Mind Lab Kids to help Kiwi kids’ put...

While families across NZ are adapting to learning from home, Genesis School-gen has partnered with Mind Lab kids to provide Kiwis with FREE access to hundreds of fun and easy experiments and challenges online. The...

Watch NZH Local Focus: Science a sore point in the Bay of Plenty

Science is not being taught enough in primary and intermediate schools - something House of Science founder Chris Duggan is working to change.

Alternative education for struggling teens ‘ineffective’ – Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education says alternative education for teenagers who have been kicked out of mainstream schools is "largely ineffective".

Proposal for tighter school zoning throws student funding in doubt

High school teachers propose paying schools only for students living within their zones - a move that would axe funding for more than half of all current students at six Auckland secondary schools.

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