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Comps and resources galore for eco-friendly schools

A range of gardening and environmental competitions and initiatives are currently open to New Zealand schools that are keen to take advantage of programmes promoting a sustainable and healthy approach to life.

Sexuality education: timely advice for Kiwi teachers

International expert says New Zealand is lacking in community consultation when it comes to sexuality education. By REBEKAH FRASER.

10 global education innovations to inspire kiwi educators

An artificial intelligence programme to detect dyslexia, a crowd-sourcing educational tool for project-based learning, and an app aimed to support teenagers with stress and anxiety are just some of the inspiring global education innovations that could work in New Zealand.

Story of ‘where food comes from’ starts to grow on teachers

Interest in a free-to-use science teaching tool, which draws on the story of where food comes from, food production and the role of primary industry in New Zealand, is starting to flourish across the education sector.

Kiwi families say no to 50 tonnes of sugar

Foodstuffs has revealed today that its school-based Food for Thought nutrition education programme has resulted in New Zealand families reducing their sugar intake from soft drinks alone by a massive 50 tonnes.

Educating the Fidgetal Generation

JUDE BARBACK gets a glimpse at what the classroom of the future will look like at global education technology summit Bett Asia 2017 in Kuala Lumpur.

Minecraft in the classroom

Minecraft, the wildly popular computer game that is likened to playing with virtual Lego, has captivated the imaginations of children of all ages - and now it’s taking the education world by storm, discovers JUDE BARBACK.

Wilcannia-Forbes Diocese to Tackle Schools Staff Wellbeing in 2018

Landmark mental health toolkit to be rolled out across half of NSW

Kārearea to get new support from the nation’s children as nesting season begins

Kārearea, the threatened and protected bird on our $20 banknote, is set to get new support from the nation’s children as nesting season begins.

New Children’s Activity Book a Milestone in Physical and Neurodevelopment

A new children’s activity book – Bright Ideas for Young Minds – has been hailed as an aid to neurodevelopment and a resource that builds resilience by the Dunedin Study’s Professor Richie Poulton.
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