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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The future of learning

In this, the third article of a series by Mark Treadwell, we look further at the emerging model for how the brain learns. The implications of this model ensure that learners will have the capability sets that can empower them to take their place within their communities in this century and not last century.

Hamilton students to Government: Sexual-consent education should be mandatory

A Hamilton student is pushing for schools to be compelled to teach about sexual consent.

Sports-based school programme a “huge success”

All of the Gisborne primary schools that participated in the two-year sports-based pilot programme wish to continue with the programme after seeing the positive impact on their students.

Awards recognise innovative education initiatives

The winners of The Education Hub’s inaugural Bright Spots Awards were announced today.

Educating the Fidgetal Generation

Abby Quillen says it might be time to rebrand fidget toys as classroom tools to help some kids manage anxiety and improve concentration.

The pedagogy of hope

The importance of drama as pedagogy and as a way of resisting threats to participatory democracy was affirmed by an international conference of drama educators and researchers in Auckland last week.

Technology hui for teachers, by teachers

Computing giant Microsoft to host technology hui for teachers this weekend.

The little school that’s STEAMing ahead

Elstow-Waihou Combined School in Te Aroha has launched STEAM HQ, a new classroom designed to ignite students’ curiosity, creativity and critical thinking.

School leadership legacy

The legacy of a University of Auckland academic who changed the way educators around the world view school leadership and improved outcomes for school students across the globe is being celebrated with the awarding of the title Distinguished Professor Emeritus.

Kiwi kids learn how to save lives

The ASB St John in Schools initiative has been rolled out to 400,000 New Zealand students


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In an eight-part series, Education Central looks closely at the key issues addressed by the taskforce in the Tomorrow’s Schools Review report. The fourth issue is disability and learning support. Will Education Hub management and a learning support coordinator in every school help bring about the change needed?

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