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The power of the b-word: knowing when to use it and how to deal...

With Bullying-Free NZ Week happening this week, JUDE BARBACK suggests we need to make sure our children understand what constitutes bullying and how to deal with it.

Bullying-Free Week starts with the launch of ‘Oat the Goat’

A unique digital animation by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin launched today which aims to teach children about empathy and acceptance.

Meet Fredge: healthy new resources coming to schools

5+ A Day has launched new educational resources for New Zealand primary schools.

Weta homes and ladybird motels – the TREEmendous things you’ll find in New Zealand...

Students across the country are putting their environmental and creative hats on as entries open for this year’s TREEmendous Schools event.

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.

Comps and resources galore for eco-friendly schools

A range of gardening and environmental competitions and initiatives are currently open to New Zealand schools that are keen to take advantage of programmes promoting a sustainable and healthy approach to life.

Sexuality education: timely advice for Kiwi teachers

International expert says New Zealand is lacking in community consultation when it comes to sexuality education. By REBEKAH FRASER.

10 global education innovations to inspire kiwi educators

An artificial intelligence programme to detect dyslexia, a crowd-sourcing educational tool for project-based learning, and an app aimed to support teenagers with stress and anxiety are just some of the inspiring global education innovations that could work in New Zealand.

Story of ‘where food comes from’ starts to grow on teachers

Interest in a free-to-use science teaching tool, which draws on the story of where food comes from, food production and the role of primary industry in New Zealand, is starting to flourish across the education sector.

Kiwi families say no to 50 tonnes of sugar

Foodstuffs has revealed today that its school-based Food for Thought nutrition education programme has resulted in New Zealand families reducing their sugar intake from soft drinks alone by a massive 50 tonnes.
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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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