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Friday, May 25, 2018

One-on-one: Dave Randell

On entering his office, the only sound comes from Dave Randell's computer keyboard, where he's at work. Always at work.

School of the Week: Katikati College

The school ball, student performances and prizegivings - these are a few of Carolyn Pentecost's favourite things.

Local Focus: AC Army teens supporting their community with food for those in need

It's a church gathering, but not as you might expect.

Flipped learning well suited to international learners

Schools are finding that 'flipped learning' is well suited to international learners.

Teacher of the Moment: Donna Nichol

Organising a Kiwisport day for a Christchurch school led Dunedin teacher DONNA NICHOL to a career in teaching.

Broadening student horizons – the value of a sister school partnership

Principal of Pigeon Mountain Primary School in Auckland, IAN DICKINSON, reflects on the school’s recent trip to visit its sister school in China and the benefits of such programmes.

Empowering boys to be great men

A boys' programme focused on incorporating 'real world' skills into students' learning is gaining recognition.

Teacher of the Moment: Andre Jay

Education Central asks Bay of Plenty teacher ANDRE JAY about his career path to date and the highs and lows of teaching.

Educating the Fidgetal Generation

JUDE BARBACK gets a glimpse at what the classroom of the future will look like at global education technology summit Bett Asia 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

Minecraft in the classroom

Minecraft, the wildly popular computer game that is likened to playing with virtual Lego, has captivated the imaginations of children of all ages - and now it’s taking the education world by storm, discovers JUDE BARBACK.

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Shifting schools sets children back half a year – report

Shifting schools may set children back by about half a year in their learning, a new report says.

Choosing schools