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First Peer Support qualification delivered as an apprenticeship

Careerforce has launched the Peer Support Apprenticeship programme, the first of its kind being delivered in the workplace as an apprenticeship.

EASIE Living Centre welcomes families into new sensory space

A new sensory space, which provides a safe and engaging place for families to explore, has been officially opened in Palmerston North

ITO combats sector skills shortage despite rapidly evolving environment

Careerforce, the Industry Training Organisation (ITO) for the broader health & wellbeing sectors has released its 2019 annual report at its recent AGM.

Pathway into workforce for school leavers with learning disabilities

Ten Canterbury high school leavers with learning disabilities are being considered as interns for the 2020 intake of Project SEARCH at Canterbury DHB this week. The year-long pilot, hosted at Burwood Hospital, was a first...

A loud silence

On Friday 16 August students and teachers will join their international counterparts in a Day of Silence anti-bullying campaign. Since the campaign was launched in 2014, more than 85 New Zealand schools have taken part....

Out in the classroom

Legislative changes like the passing of the same-sex marriage bill have been significant in changing the way society thinks, believes Auckland teacher Paul Stevens, a photography and art teacher and curriculum leader at Rangitoto...

Professionals welcome restored funding for gifted learners

In the run-up to Gifted Awareness Week next week, advocates for gifted education are pleased to see funding for gifted learning restored and are anxious to see the detail emerge.

New drug trial in Auckland could make life easier for autistic children

Two new drugs being trialled in Auckland could help autistic youngsters focus better at school, interact with others more comfortably and hold down a job, researchers are hoping.

New initiative fosters diversity in STEM

An innovative new pilot scheme at Taupo’s Tauhara College could see more Maori females pursuing successful careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Student-led signing club creates inclusion

A student-led sign language club is helping Wellington students communicate while also raising awareness of one of New Zealand’s three official languages.
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