Sunday 26 October 2014

Volume 93 Number 18

Latest articles

Incubating the business leaders of tomorrow

Massey University recently played host to a group of senior secondary students who had their eyes well and truly opened to the reality – and exciting possibilities – of the business world. Business Boot Camp students on a tour of the Chelsea Sugar plant.   Avondale College director of commerce David Farquhar earlier this year realised his ambition to expose …read more


Enterprise learning for the 21st century

Enterprise learning for the 21st century

The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme is now a hallowed institution in enterprise learning; like all successful businesses, the scheme continues to evolve and remain relevant. Simon Murray, head of business at Pakuranga College, sees the scheme as an exciting model of future learning. When we daydream about what the direction of future learning might look like, we tend to …read more


Beating the summer effect

Beating the summer effect

While a certain amount of stagnation following the summer holidays is perhaps to be expected, Rata Street School, Lower Hutt, Wellington, has made positive changes that have negated much of that drop-off, meaning teachers can immediately build on the progress made the previous year, rather than battling a ‘two steps forward, one back’ situation.  Dave Appleyard, principal and Glenda Stewart, …read more


Enrichment with mana

Enrichment with mana

The Reading Enrichment Programme (REP) at One Tree Hill College was developed from a reading support initiative set up by past principal Anne Dunphy and businessman Harvey Alison, representing the Penrose Rotary Club. Seventeen years on and two very supportive principals later, REP is a well-established reading support programme that is strongly integrated into the teaching and learning programmes of …read more


NZQA NEWS

NZQA NEWS

A year-round effort The examination season is fast approaching and is one of the busiest times in NZQA’s calendar. It happens every year, largely without incident, but have you ever given much thought to the complexity and timeframe involved in making the examination season happen? The examination season is the culmination of planning and hard work by students, teachers, NZQA …read more


NEWS

NEWS

    NEWS A new publication Ka Hikitia in Action, which celebrates Māori educational success stories, is out today. Articles highlight the collaborations between whānau, iwi, organisations, and educational institutions that are teaming up to create change for young Māori. It shows by working together, families, communities, and education professionals are successfully unlocking Māori potential. A digital copy can …read more


ECE UPDATES

ECE UPDATES

KEEP UP-TO-DATE WITH ELI Connecting to ELI All eligible ECE services are expected to be connected to ELI via ELI Web or a student management system (SMS) by November 2014. However, there are still over 200 ECE services yet to connect to ELI. If your service is one of those not yet connected, then you now have less than …read more


Board Alert and Principal Alert

Board Alert and Principal Alert

PRINCIPAL ALERT Vocational Pathways survey The Ministry of Education would like your help, and the help of your staff, to improve the way it communicates with schools about Vocational Pathways. Please share your opinions by completing this short survey which can be found at www.surveymonkey.com/s/YG-VPs The survey closes on 22 October 2014.   Latest Report of the Professional Learning …read more

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