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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.

First-time education expo “on another level”

Around 300 people are participating in an education expo that lays out all the tools and resources available to support Communities of Learning.

New toolkit to help schools support student wellbeing

A free wellbeing toolkit to support Kiwi kids with their mental health and wellbeing has been launched by the All Right? campaign. Sparklers consists of 36 activities that teachers can use to help their year...

Celebrating world oceans day with a new educational resource

A new marine outreach educational resource has been launched across New Zealand today to mark World Oceans Day on the 8th June.

ADVENTUROUS LEARNING – Inside and Outside the classroom

MIKE BROWN and SIMON BEAMES discuss their new book, Adventurous Learning: A pedagogy for a changing world, which presents a framework for enhanced learning experiences.

New NZ sign language resources for NCEA

Education Minister Hekia Parata today welcomed the release of NCEA Level 3 achievement standards and assessment resources for New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL).

Beyond the classroom – environmental education

Treemendous, Garden to Table and Enviroschools programmes are transforming schools around the country – and they’re providing much more than just aesthetic benefits.

New rugby league education programme launched

A new Rugby League education programme was launched today to help promote learning through rugby league.
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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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