Monday 27 June 2016

Volume 95 Number 11

Latest articles

From tots to teens – the 2016 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Award winners

A young parents’ college with its own early childcare centre, a boys’ school, a Māori immersion early childhood centre, New Zealand’s largest secondary school and a girls’ Catholic high school were all winners at this year’s Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards. McAuley High School, from South Auckland, were the big winners on the night, taking home the Prime Minister’s Supreme …read more


Supporting teacher inquiry

Supporting teacher inquiry

The Teacher-led Innovation Fund supports teams of teachers across the country to work together on their own practice for improving student learning. What does it mean to be a project leader and what advice do they have for others implementing an inquiry project? Students at Alfriston College learn in whānau groups The Teacher-led Innovation Fund (TLIF) allows teachers to inquire …read more


A place to belong:  drawing on deep experiences to promote learning

A place to belong: drawing on deep experiences to promote learning

A collaborative project that brought together musicians, artists, recent refugees and the Island Bay community began with the simple question: ‘What is home?’ What does it mean to truly belong somewhere? Children at Island Bay School in Wellington explored the ideas of ‘home’ and ‘belonging’ earlier this year through their collaborative project ‘What is home?’ This initiative invited the year …read more


Fellowship supports vital tutoring resource

Fellowship supports vital tutoring resource

Launched in 1998, the Beeby Fellowship is awarded every two years and supports the development of educational resources drawn from research. Jesse Pirini was named 2014-15 Beeby Fellow and has been developing a tutoring resource for schools and community groups.  The Beeby Fellowship is a joint initiative between the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO and the New Zealand Council …read more


Finding the path to success

Finding the path to success

The Vocational Pathways programme is helping to increase the numbers of young people focusing on and planning for their futures while they are in education. We all want the best futures for our children. There are so many career options to consider. It is important to make informed choices at school, to earn sufficient NCEA credits, and to have a …read more


Launches highlight regional growth

Launches highlight regional growth

The international education sector continues to have solid growth, especially in the regions. Two new regional international education strategies have launched in the past two months. The Manawatu region’s strategy launch on 17 May was attended by Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith and Manawatu mayor Margaret Kouvelis, Massey University Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey, Education New Zealand (ENZ) representatives, council staff and …read more


Pumpkin Club: growing young minds

Pumpkin Club: growing young minds

‘If you’re growing outside, you’re growing inside’ is the motto of a Hamilton primary school’s gardening club. Children at one of New Zealand’s only school pumpkin clubs are reaping the rewards of their harvest, both in mind and body. Hamilton’s Southwell School Pumpkin Club is now in its third year and last month’s harvest was as big, orange, and delicious …read more


‘Golden space’ for health school

‘Golden space’ for health school

In a bright new building by a playing field, the air is filled with the chocolate scent of fresh baking. The muffins are out of the oven and students crowd around their kitchen counter. Head teacher Vivienne Clarke says this is the heart of Northern Health School’s brand new building, and it helps to make it comfortable and ‘homely’ for …read more

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