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Mobilising young Kiwis to become community volunteers

More than 1,000 schools and 32,000 students throughout New Zealand have signed up to become community guardians as part of an initiative that will turn classrooms into volunteer armies.

Minecraft Education Edition takes game-based learning to the next level

Education Central talks to Microsoft’s Deirdre Quarnstrom about the opportunities for powerful learning experiences that teachers can explore with using Minecraft in their classrooms.

Home internet pilot a big step in connecting learners

A new pilot will see learners able to access The Network for Learning’s (N4L) Managed Network from home.

Looking through the open doors of Hobsonville Point Secondary School

Dr Noeline Wright has observed the development of one of New Zealand’s most progressive high schools, Hobsonville Point Secondary School since the very beginning.

Students Against Dangerous Driving reboots student-led campaigns

Here’s how SADD is empowering secondary students to design new road safety campaigns aimed at their peers.

How our brain learns

In this, the fourth of Mark Treadwell’s series of articles, we look at how the brain learns and what this means for modern teaching and learning.

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.

Global education developers to inspire Kiwi teachers

Wintec is bringing global education developers Kaospilot to New Zealand next year.

The benefits of problem-based learning

A mathematics and statistics facilitator with the University of Auckland’s Team Solutions, explains why problem-based learning is still one of his go-to techniques when working with schools on raising maths and science outcomes.
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