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Improvements for schools running board elections

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 03:01 PM
The Ministry of Education (Ministry) and the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) are trialling a new way of running board of trustee elections to streamline the process and reduce the workload on individual schools Read more...

Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 02:07 PM
Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living – a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency preparedness agencies, according to new research from ... Read more...

Students Compete in 48-Hour Challenge to Improve Wellbeing

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 11:57 AM
The University of Canterbury’s Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) has created a unique and competitive way to improve wellbeing via a new national social enterprise challenge, in the lead up to the Social Enterprise World Forum . Read more...

The Bitter Trend audio and visual experience at FLUX Space

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 10:18 AM
The Bitter Trend audio and visual experience at FLUX Space on the 15th of October Read more...

Growth Mindset Key to Effective Teaching

Published: Thu 21 Sep 2017 09:24 AM
A Properly Held Growth Mindset is THE key to Effective Teaching for Improvement and Excellence Read more...

McClay’s claims of economic gains from TPPA-11 discredited

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 04:00 PM
Last month, trade minister Todd McClay claimed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement minus the US (TPPA-11) could still ‘add $2.5 billion annually to our economy and eliminate costly tariffs – saving New Zealand companies $222 million each year’. Read more...

3,200 students cap off studies in Spring graduation

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 02:35 PM
Record numbers of students will receive qualifications in this year’s University of Auckland Spring graduation. Some 3,240 students will graduate in person or in absentia, an increase of around 80 on last year’s number. Read more...

Pomare School children become book illustrators

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 12:16 PM
dare2discover has partnered with Pomare School to illustrate an eco- fairy tale, Snow Bright and the Frozen Waste, written by Geraldine Brophy. Read more...

Education Crisis Unaddressed

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 11:58 AM
In 2008 IHC lodged its complaint against the on-going failure of New Zealand Governments and the Ministry of Education to ensure that disabled children access a quality education on an equal basis to others in New Zealand schools. IHC’s claim provided overwhelming ... Read more...

Life-changing opportunity for Woolf Fisher scholars

Published: Wed 20 Sep 2017 11:10 AM
Three outstanding young New Zealanders with the potential to be leaders in their field have each been awarded a life-changing Woolf Fisher Scholarship to study at Cambridge. Read more...
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