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Friday, October 19, 2018

Opinion: Hillary Knowles – What the expertise of a librarian can do for students’...

When change is good: Hillary Knowles shares her perspective on the impact a librarian can have.

More young women in the tech sector please

It’s NZ Tech week, and the call has gone out for more girls and young women to both study and work, in our IT sector. What is being done to make that happen? By Jody Hopkinson.

It’s kids play for the AB Sevens

Facing throngs of fans isn’t unusual for the All Blacks Sevens. Training and running drills is all in a day’s work as well. But when it happens with 700 primary school kids we’re talking a whole different ballgame, reports Carrie Brown.

Global Citizenship Education winners announced

Patea Area School, Tiaki Early Learning Centre and Generation Zero were recognised today with a prestigious new award for their efforts in demonstrating active and responsible global citizenship.

Poverty and underachievement – US expert to address a big NZ problem

Former Manurewa High School principal SALVATORE GARGIULO has been inspired for years by the work of United States educationalist Dr Ruby K Payne whose mission is “to positively impact the education and lives of individuals in poverty throughout the world”. Now, he is delighted to announce Payne’s visit to Auckland in October.

Global taste-fest unites and excites school community

A Bay of Plenty school's first ever Food Festival proved to be a fun and successful way to bring the school community together.

A helicopter view: a school with hope

COLIN DALE, principal of Onepoto Primary School in Northcote, reflects on how a willingness to embrace what is precious and make meaningful changes will bring hope to this decile 1 school and its community.

Kavanagh College introduces agribusiness as subject

The introduction of agribusiness as a subject at Kavanagh College signals "exciting times" in education.

Excellent Kiwi teachers acknowledged

Six teachers were acknowledged in the ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) last week at an official ceremony hosted by Education Minister Chris Hipkins in Wellington.

Opinion: Steve Morris -True school reform may lay in the hands of an orange...

Steve Morris says true educational reform will come from tapping into every student’s potential, by raising their happiness and engagement levels, and by creating a sense of community around students.


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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The untold value of consistently effective teachers

Don't blame teachers for educational inequality; instead, believe that they can make a real difference, says Chief Executive of Teach First NZ: Ako Mātātupu Jay Allnutt.