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Teacher Recruitment Expo addresses critical teacher shortage

The second annual Auckland Primary Teaching Expo is coming up fast on 11 September. Vanessa Page, who found a job at last year’s expo, talks about her experience of the inaugural event hosted by the Auckland Primary Principals Association (APPA) in partnership with the University of Auckland last year.

NZ Book Council partners with Harry Potter publisher to improve literacy rates

A new initiative between New Zealand Book Council and Bloomsbury is designed to improve child literacy rates.

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.

Students’ ignorance about money sparks new financial literacy program

Kiwi kids' poor understanding of money sparked the creation of a new online financial literacy program.

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Ara Rima students win Trans-Tasman maths comp

New Zealand schools shine in the annual Matific Games competition.

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.

Apprenticeship opened doors to Beehive

Mark Watson is among the Got a Trade Ambassadors for 2018.

Meet Will, your digital teacher

An energy company and an AI company have partnered together to produce a digital teacher to help educate New Zealand students about renewable energy.
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REIMAGINING QUALIFICATIONS

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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