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Boosting oracy at Burnside

With 70 per cent of their new entrants starting school lacking basic oracy skills, the teachers at Burnside Primary knew something had to be done.

90 Kiwibots head to US for Robotics World Championships

Ninety robotics students between the ages of 11 and 18, and their support teams, have headed to Louisville, Kentucky, this week for the VEX Robotics World Championships, the biggest and fastest growing youth robotics competition in the world.

Teachers recognised for future-focused educational excellence

Two teachers recognised for bringing technology and future-focused skills to the classroom, Cloe Woodfield of Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ, (BLENNZ) and Samuel Harris of Manurewa High School are awarded NEXT Expert Teachers.

US teacher’s mental health ‘check-in’ board goes viral

A US teacher's "check-in" board, which allows students to anonymously express how they are feeling, has gone viral.

Making the next period sustainable

Companies want to provide schools with resources to help educate students about using sustainable menstrual products.

Green School is coming to New Zealand

Green School New Zealand will open its doors next year, offering students a community-integrated, entrepreneurial way of learning with a focus on sustainability.

How to tackle ‘back to school’ anxiety

Ex-Teacher and Education Expert for Matific, Brent Hughes, provides some key strategies to help kids overcome their anxiety as they get ready to return to school.

National singing school under way

More than 100 singing students and teaching faculty are now fully immersed in this year's New Zealand Singing School.

Kiwi quality of life draws teachers from UK

With a beach just 100 metres from their classrooms and homes close by, the contrast to their former working lives at schools in London couldn’t be more striking for two teachers working on the West Coast of the South Island

Could robots in schools help students with special educational needs?

A robot is being trialled in Australia to help children with special educational needs. But what do New Zealand schools think of the idea? Jody Hopkinson finds out.
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