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External research income in universities

One of the important benefits of the 2012 reforms to the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) was a change to the External Research Income (ERI) component.  Most research funds make grants through highly competitive bidding...

New Zealand schools better equipped for cyber threats

Wellington’s Seatoun school was among the last of 2,450+ schools to be upgraded to the “Managed Network”, which provides 825,000-plus students, teachers and school staff across New Zealand with smart and safe internet for teaching...

New tool recognises work-ready capabilities in secondary and tertiary students

Otago Polytechnic is introducing a tool that empowers learners to develop work-ready capabilities that employers are looking for – complementary to their academic achievements. Several schools, including Otago Girls’ High School, Otago Boys’ High School...

Schools making a difference encouraged to apply for grant programme

Canon Oceania is excited to announce that its 2019 Grants Program is open for submissions. Over the past 13 years, the program has supported nearly 80 schools, not-for-profits and community groups across New Zealand and...

Area teachers vote to ratify their agreement

Teachers in area schools and wharekura have voted to ratify a settlement to their collective agreement negotiations.

Three ways to promote positive outcomes for Māori in English-medium education

Sarah-Kay Coulter shares three solutions to promote positive change for the 187,731 Māori students in education in New Zealand today and tomorrow. Māori make up 15% of the population in New Zealand. Currently, 187,731 Māori...

Early childhood education classic resource relaunched

New Shoots Publishing together with author Kelly Warren are re-launching the ‘90s classic, Take Another Look (Tirohia Ano) this month.

Primary teachers reach agreement, but principals reject settlement

While primary teachers have voted to settle their collective agreement, primary principals have rejected a settlement due to concerns over relativity with what senior teachers or deputy principals will be paid under this settlement, and over pay parity with secondary principals.

Sponsored: Let teachers focus on creativity

Point Chevalier Primary School will definitely be renewing its copyright licences on 1 July 2019. The Auckland primary school is one of many New Zealand schools to take advantage of the partnership between three...

Reflecting reality – the move to digital assessment

Thousands of students will be sitting some of their NCEA exams this year using a laptop or PC, as digital assessment starts to roll out in earnest.On all but one exam day in November...
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