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Monday, July 13, 2020

Secondary principals to vote on offer

Mediation yesterday between secondary principals and the government has resulted in a deal that the principals' negotiating team is recommending to its members.

Opinion: The perfect, constructed, mental-health storm for our young people.

A positive future is an anchor for all young people. Doubt, anxiety and addictions create cycles that are very hard to break and adults and politically oriented interest groups are superb at exploiting children...

Beyond the school gates: mapping students’ options

Leaving school is one of life’s big milestones, an exciting time, full of possibilities. But it’s also a time of life-changing decisions for the 60,000 teenagers who walk out the school gates each year,...

Kids playing less sport: Surfing, skateboarding seen as way to reverse decline

Schools are looking to skateboarding and surfing to try to reverse declining numbers of both students and teachers taking part in sports. New data from School Sport NZ shows that high-school boys' participation in sports has slipped...

Employers speak out on proposed industry training reforms

In today's Herald appeared an open letter to Education Minister Chris Hipkins from over 148 businesses, imploring the Minister to rethink proposals to dismantle the Industry Training Organisation-led training and apprenticeship system as part of its wider...

Are we nurturing the next Greta Thunberg?

Is there a four year old Pania Newton or Greta Thunberg in one of our kindergartens or Kohanga Reo? And if so, are ECEs supporting these young individuals in sustainability? The answer is, in...

What Can We Expect for Autumn 2020 – Shopping with AfterPay New Zealand

Auckland is one of the global fashion hotspots, according to AfterPay’s Global Report. There are 3.2 million Kiwis out there using AfterPay to buy their next seasonal wardrobe, and we have a special affinity...

Teacher shortage still critical in provincial areas

The teacher shortage has eased slightly in Auckland, but is still critical in some provincial areas such as Northland, Waikato and Hawke's Bay. One in seven Auckland schools - 82 out of 553 - were...

Virtual Reality tool helps upskill jobseekers

Virtual reality technology is being used to boost training and employment opportunities in New Zealand.

Online or onsite education: how do you choose?

There are so many reasons for choosing e-learning. You can study when and where you choose, thereby slotting it in around commitments of work and home. There is no cost attached to opening a...


PLD that works using CORE’s Theory of Action

Sponsored article  With a vision for “An equitable and thriving Aotearoa through learning”, CORE Education | Tātai Aho Rau is on a mission to push...