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Four ways to keep kids learning while travelling

The school year is over and holidays are upon us. But that doesn't mean your children's learning experiences can't continue. If you're planning an overseas trip with your family, you're in for many benefits. Research...

Breaking barriers: The rise of Māori women in IT

The 23-year-old has completed a Level 5 diploma in Web Development and Design and is now in the middle of completing her second diploma at Whitecliffe – a Level 6 Diploma in Software Development....

Principals welcome education reforms, but need clarification

There are early signs principals and teachers will support the biggest overhaul of the school system in 30 years. The plan announced today includes creating a new division of the Education Ministry to work more...

Tradies graduating with better prospects than ever

New Zealand’s building and construction skills gap had some relief when 42 apprentice plumbers, electricians, gasfitters and drainlayers graduated at the ATT (Apprenticeship Training Trust) awards recently in Auckland and a further nine graduated...

Are schools doing enough to educate students about sustainability?

A recent survey conducted by OnePoll found that 88% of people believe that it’s important to teach the next generation about being environmentally friendly, with a massive 80% believing that the responsibility to do...

The global problem of teacher retention

Globally by 2030, the world will need to recruit almost 69 million teachers – almost 25 million primary school teachers and just under 45 million secondary teachers. And while the bulk of that recruitment will...

Green School New Zealand build underway

Phase one of the campus design is being brought to life by Taranaki’s BOON Team Architects, who has worked closely with Green School, global designers and Clelands Construction to ensure the design functions sustainably,...

School choice and the National Education Growth Plan

In the next 10 years, 100,000 more children are expected to enrol in New Zealand schools. In response to this “unprecedented population growth”, the Ministry of Education established the National Education Growth Plan (NEGP) earlier...

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...

Six lessons we can all learn from Polyfest

Siliva Gaugatao reflects on all the good things to come out of Polyfest 2018.
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