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Honouring young writers and artists

Toitoi is a quarterly journal that celebrates the creative spirit of young writers and artists. MELISSA WASTNEY talks to editor Charlotte Gibbs about the inspiration behind this special publication, and how to maximise its use in the classroom.

Sisters who went to Kereru School fight to restore roll

A countryside school where children play in the mud and climb trees is under threat of having its teaching resources halved.

We don’t need to reinvent the wheel… or do we?

Teacher Danielle Myburgh asks: Are we frequently accepting outdated, old fashioned, ineffective, unproductive wooden spoke wheels in education?

Rural school principals doing it tough

Waitotara School principal Jane Corcoran wears many hats.

Making our secondary schools more accessible to parents

Parents love to talk schools. Which high school your kids will attend is a hot topic on soccer sidelines, at school assemblies and over Friday wines. As parents of a nine-year-old boy, my husband...

5-year-olds loving technology-based learning

Patea Area School teacher Katrina Fraser says she teaches the first infant class in the country computer coding.

ERO’s new online resource: Improvement in Action

Education Review Office has released a collection of videos and publications which bring these School Evaluation Indicators to life, showcasing schools that are making a significant, positive difference for their learners.

Rise of the 32,000-strong volunteer primary school army

Students from Freyberg Community School in Te Atatu South are “bubbling with excitement” at the prospect of 'adopting' their local Roberts Road Reserve. They plan to upgrade it through painting, track building and planting.The...

New primary industry resources for schools

The primary industries package is a part of a series of resources for schools developed by the Ministry for Primary Industries.Developed as a set of learning activities for mathematics, science, social studies and technology,...

New cycling education programme approved

A new national cycling education system is aimed at getting more kids riding bikes safely has been approved by the Transport Agency and ACC.
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