Wednesday 28 January 2015

Volume 94 Number 1

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Boys will learn like boys

A group of North Shore schools, in refusing to accept a small number of boys’ challenging behaviour as ‘the way of the world’, has become an example of how sector-wide partnerships can be powerful in bringing about positive change. ‘Boys will be boys’ – in days gone by, the expression was normally followed by an exasperated sigh of resignation …read more


Modern learning environments: case studies

Modern learning environments: case studies

As the pace of technological change increases, and the ubiquity of the ‘digital age’ continues to influence education delivery, educators are faced with the exciting and challenging task of preparing young people for a world that is not yet imagined – a world in which every young person is a competent and confident life-long learner, able to innovate and adapt …read more


Mentoring Māori youth through film

Mentoring Māori youth through film

Phyllis Callaghan, a teacher at Gisborne Boys’ High School, knew something had to be done in 2006 when she became aware that a group of boys wanted to get into film school, yet had minimal local options that could give them an introduction to the art; her concern was that this left their applications to institutions like South Seas Film …read more


The New Zealand Curriculum Online

The New Zealand Curriculum Online

RESOURCES Celebrate Chinese New Year at your school http://bit.ly/1yllBUg Chinese New Year, the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar, takes place this year from 19 February. This resource page provides ideas and resources to help you plan programmes of learning around this significant event. Chinese New Year is celebrated nationally and internationally with colour, noise, and light. The …read more


Board and Principal Alert

Board and Principal Alert

BULLETIN FOR SCHOOL LEADERS REPLACES BOARD AND PRINCIPAL ALERTS From the start of 2015, Board and Principal Alerts will no longer be published in Education Gazette. This information will instead be communicated through the Ministry Bulletin for School Leaders | He pitopito kōrero. The Bulletin will continue to be published fortnightly and can be freely accessed at www.minedu.govt.nz/bulletin. The decision …read more

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