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Creative learning projects in schools and kura next year

Applications are now open for the first round of the Creatives in Schools programme, which partners artists and creative practitioners with teachers and kaiako to foster new learning experiences for students and ākonga of...

Diversity the key to improved performance in schools

A new evidence summary released today by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) highlights the benefits of championing a diverse school leadership workforce in Australia. The report Spotlight: Diversity in School Leadership, points...

Under pressure: helping young people cope with anxiety

Anxiety is not new, so why is there such a focus on it now and how can we help our young people to cope with it? Dr Valerie Sotardi from the University of Canterbury (UC)’s College...

Healthy homework gets results

Researchers from Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the University of Otago have investigated the effects of a compulsory, health-related homework programme on physical activity, dietary patterns and body size in primary school children. Auckland...

Helping hand for parents of Chinese students in NZ schools

For the majority of parents, our morning school drop offs, the hi and bye with our class parents, the quick catch-up with the teachers as we wave goodbye to our little ones, the reading...

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...

ADHD son inspires study, scholarship and systemic change for neuro-diverse kids

Parents and whanau need guidance information and knowledge when navigating the world of ADHD diagnosis and care for their kids, says second year Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Waikato Kelly Robyns. “Currently...

Rotorua Boys’ High bags Supreme Award at PM’s Education Awards

Rotorua Boys’ High School in the Bay of Plenty region emerged as the biggest winner of the night at the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards ceremony held in Parliament, as it took home the...

Te Reo revitalisation for next generation

As Te Wiki o te Reo Māori begins, the Minister for Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta is encouraging rangatahi across Aotearoa New Zealand to give life to the theme of the week, Kia Kaha te Reo...

Kiwi researchers enhancing ECE in Indonesia

Senior lecturers Dr Donella Cobb and Dr Sonja Arndt from the Early Years Research Centre (sited in the Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research at Waikato) have been working in partnership with UNICEF Indonesia...
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