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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.

Kiwi students buck trends to gain entry to world’s top universities

Kiwi students gain entry into world's top universities in spite of record-low acceptance rates.

Book review: ‘You Are Awesome’ by Matthew Syed

Alwyn Poole reviews 'You are Awesome' by Matthew Syed, describing it as an essential book for every home with growing kids and every teacher.

Curriculum wars: coming to Aotearoa?

An unusual alliance, between a radical and polarising academic and a right-wing think tank, may drag New Zealand’s education system into the throes of a debate that’s been raging overseas, but has largely passed us by until now writes Tom Haig.

Overcoming barriers – Kiwi teachers recognised

Two New Zealand teachers have been recognised for their efforts in bringing a future-forward perspective to education in their schools.

Leveraging bright spots to drive system-wide innovation

Dr Nina Hood shares the launch of the Bright Spots Awards, which allow us to leverage and learn from the success of the schools, teachers and programmes that are providing innovative opportunities and achieving outstanding outcomes for learners.

Tahi Rua Toru Tech competition launches today

A new digital technologies competition for New Zealand school students launches today.

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.

Enhancing the relevance of new learning

Students learn most effectively when they understand what they are learning, why they are learning it, and how they will be able to use their new learning. Steve Mouldey digs deeper into the New Zealand Curriculum.

Petition launched to improve reporting post-National Standards

Concerns that National Standards have not been replaced with a standardised system of reporting achievement have led to a petition.
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