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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

School leadership legacy

The legacy of a University of Auckland academic who changed the way educators around the world view school leadership and improved outcomes for school students across the globe is being celebrated with the awarding of the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

Time for kids to get their hands dirty

Primary schools around New Zealand are encouraged to enter the 2018 Young Gardener of the Year awards which are now open.

Auckland maths conference attracts 180 global maths experts

Major maths conference hosted in New Zealand this week exposes fresh thinking about maths teaching.

Kiwi kids learn how to save lives

The ASB St John in Schools initiative has been rolled out to 400,000 New Zealand students

ECE sector celebrates messy play

An early childhood education provider and training provider have collaborated to relaunch a new version of a popular book about messy play.

Making the community a better place: One school’s approach to STEM learning

An innovative approach to STEM learning has seen Ormiston Junior College students working on some high-end projects that will have a real effect on their wider community.

Asian adventure awaits 180 scholarship recipients

The second 2017/18 round of Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) have been awarded to 180 students from across New Zealand.

Bridging the digital equity divide – providing home internet access for learners

A new pilot will see Year 5 and 6 students from Rata Street School to access the government-funded Managed Network from their home, so they can continue learning outside of school hours.

$30,000 award to support an innovative learning resource

Applications are now open for the Beeby Award 2018.

EduBits to take Dr Lance O’Sullivan’s iMOKO app to next level

A new partnership between Otago Polytechnic and Dr Lance O’Sullivan could help take O’Sullivan’s innovative digital health app iMOKO to the next level.


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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Are our schools preparing learners for 2030?

Mark Treadwell, author of ‘The Future of Learning’, contributes the first of a series of articles that looks at what schools are going to have to do to stay relevant and develop the necessary set of skills and capabilities required by our society and workplaces.