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Beating bullying before it begins – addressing bullying in ECE

Bullying is a difficult topic to broach in early childhood settings, but experts agree it could be the opportune time to prevent bullying behaviours from developing. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.

Writing the Treaty into our lives in one sentence

A remarkable turning point in the direction of New Zealand education was the inspiration for a recent PhD graduate's doctoral thesis.

School survey exposes gap in kids’ internet access at home

The survey found that at one in six of the poorest schools less than a quarter of kids have access to home internet.

Nine elements of a successful bullying prevention whole-school approach

Bullying Free NZ suggests an evidence-based whole-school approach to preventing bullying in schools.

Steps to a bullying-free school

Learning how to understand those who are different from oneself is at the heart of Te Awa School’s bullying prevention culture.

External exams in NCEA ‘a gigantic step backwards’, college says

A South Auckland school that will be forced to hold external exams for the first time says the latest changes to school assessment are "a gigantic step backwards".

Reverse gear for NCEA: more external exams, more emphasis on traditional subjects

Students will face more emphasis on exams and less on internal asessment in changes to the NCEA system unveiled today.

Bullying persists even in the ‘best’ schools, says Education Review Office (ERO)

Anti-bullying strategies have failed to eliminate bullying even in the "best" schools, the Education Review Office says.

Bullying-Free NZ Week is all about Celebrating Being Us

Schools are encouraged to promote the theme of this year's Bullying-free NZ Week: Whakanuia Tōu Āhua Ake / Celebrating Being Us. Bullying Free NZ Week 2019 is from 13-17 May.

Digital Divides, Dividends and Dangers: The Key Role of Education

The impact of digital technology on education –and that of educators on the use of social media and other digital platforms-are key themes of the upcoming Education Leaders Forum.
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