Wednesday 30 July 2014

Volume 93 Number 13

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An explosion of opportunity

On 30 June, the sixth Vocational Pathway – Creative Industries – was launched. Through this new Pathway, creative-minded students can gain the same foundation NCEA qualifications as students already learning through the existing Vocational Pathways. Susan Tucker and Caroline O’Donnell are both from Te Kokiri Development Council of Levin; they provided a demonstration of traditional weaving at the launch of …read more


Enhance your knowledge in Māori Medium teaching

Enhance your knowledge in Māori Medium teaching

Applications are now open for the 2015 round of Māori Medium Bilingual Education study awards. If you’re awarded a Māori Medium Bilingual Education Study Award, you’ll have the opportunity to take time off school in order to get stuck into some study, and devote yourself to improving your knowledge and practice, without the additional pressure of a full-time teaching role. …read more


Doing the ‘hard yards’ as positive role models

Doing the ‘hard yards’ as positive role models

Males and females can have different needs and respond to encouragement in different ways. Many have pointed to the fact that declining male teacher numbers could have an impact on schools’ ability to engage young men. In this first of a two-part series, Education Gazette examines how one school has gone about restoring mana among the men – and …read more


Disrupting boundaries: how digital devices became a resource for transformative change in a time of crisis

Disrupting boundaries: how digital devices became a resource for transformative change in a time of crisis

If there has been anything like a ‘silver lining’ to emerge from the tragedy of the Canterbury earthquakes, it’s the opportunity to start afresh. Christchurch’s Pegasus Bay area took theirs and technology to get their learning communities looking forward again. The Pegasus Digital Devices Project saw the integration of 600 digital devices into 11 primary schools from the eastern Pegasus …read more


Nobody is ‘too anything’ at Carlson

Nobody is ‘too anything’ at Carlson

Carlson school for students with cerebral palsy caters to nearly 60 students with complex physical and intellectual learning needs. Students range in age from 3–21 years. It’s here! We’ve got it! The answer to teaching literacy to our most complex students! Students are making progress never seen before; and it’s changing their lives and ours. The latest research around the …read more


Board and Principal Alert

Board and Principal Alert

Principal Alert Invitation to comment - concept of gender identity In consultation with the Human Rights Commission and government agencies, Statistics New Zealand has developed a definition for the concept of gender identity. Currently, there is no agreed definition for gender identity nationally or internationally, but by collecting, measuring, and using this information, New Zealand will have a better …read more

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