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Meet Will, your digital teacher

An energy company and an AI company have partnered together to produce a digital teacher to help educate New Zealand students about renewable energy.

Health education experts: ACC sex consent classes are an $18m waste of money

Health education experts are calling the decision to extend the $18m Mates and Dates programme "an outrageous waste of public money" calling for that money to support teachers and schools to deliver long-term sustainable and quality programmes.

Helping young Kiwis get financially savvy

Thousands of pre-schoolers and high school students will learn about financial literacy as part of BNZ's Closed For Good volunteer day this year.

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.

Kiki Kiwi and Friends – a new resource to teach kids to litter less

A new litter reduction resource will be distributed to primary and intermediate schools this term.

Kiwi classrooms save native birds with Squawk Squad

Kiwi classrooms will have the opportunity to experience New Zealand’s native birdlife like never before thanks to a new virtual reality experience on offer from Squawk Squad.

Are our schools preparing learners for 2030?

Mark Treadwell, author of ‘The Future of Learning’, contributes the first of a series of articles that looks at what schools are going to have to do to stay relevant and develop the necessary set of skills and capabilities required by our society and workplaces.

ECE sector celebrates messy play

An early childhood education provider and training provider have collaborated to relaunch a new version of a popular book about messy play.

More Kiwi schools can now access “life-changing” anti-bullying programme

Anti-bullying programme KiVA is more accessible than ever, thanks to a new licencing deal negotiated by Victoria University of Wellington which has halved the cost of providing the programme to New Zealand schools.

Bullying-Free Week starts with the launch of ‘Oat the Goat’

A unique digital animation by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin launched today which aims to teach children about empathy and acceptance.
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