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‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn code

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:55:30 +1300 | High Tech Youth

AUCKLAND, 27 March 2015 - While the whole of New Zealand has been rightly obsessing over the Cricket world cup over the past few weeks, a group of primary school girls in Northland have been learning some valuable skills for future careers with the ...More >>

International Democratic Education Conference for Nelson

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:57:31 +1300 | International Democratic Education Conference

Over 400 participants from as far away as Canada, the UK and Finland are expected to attend the International Democratic Education Conference (IDEC) being held at Nelson’s Founders Park next month (April 9 – 12).More >>

Environmental education opportunities explored

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:51:41 +1300 | Northland Regional Council

Teachers from across the North are better equipped to contribute to the health of their harbours after a special Northland Regional Council workshop. More >>

Minister to attend fifth annual ISTP

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:59:03 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata will be departing for Canada today to attend the fifth International Summit on the Teaching Profession (ISTP) accompanied by teachers, professionals and union leaders.More >>

Pioneering digital education lab for Wellington region

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:03:57 +1300 | Unitec

Award winning digital and creative education lab, The Mind Lab by Unitec, was officially opened in Wellington by Hon Steven Joyce this morning, Thursday 26 March and was announced as a finalist in the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards last night as one of the ...More >>

Secondary school art gets showcase opportunity

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:28:29 +1300 | Paterson Burn Optometrists

Secondary school art from Waikato / Coromandel and Newmarket in Auckland are being exhibited in readiness for auction and judging. More >>

Kiwi philanthropist awards full scholarship to Cambridge

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:57:08 +1300 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

A scholarship funded by businessman Sir Douglas Myers for a future New Zealand leader to study at Cambridge University has been awarded to exceptional 18 year-old Ethan Sorrell from Waterview, Auckland.More >>

N4L reaches 500,000 school users on Managed Network

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:41:43 +1300 | Network for Learning

More than half a million students and teachers across New Zealand are now using N4L’s Managed Network to support their learning, with schools continuing to connect to the government-funded service well ahead of schedule.More >>

Funds for education success go to educationally successful

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:15:20 +1300 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

QPEC wants to know why the extra resources provided by the government’s flagship teacher policy are overwhelmingly being captured by the schools that cater for the wealthiest suburbs of our richest city.More >>

Injunction: Kennedy, Bell v Boyle, St Bede's College

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:33:07 +1300 | New Zealand High Court

KENNEDY AND ANOR v BOYLE AND ANOR [2015] NZHC 530 [23 March 2015] IN THE HIGH COURT OF NEW ZEALAND CHRISTCHURCH REGISTRY CIV 2015-409-000145 More >>

Vocational Pathways supports young people to qualifications

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:40:29 +1300 | Silvereye Communications

Falling in love with school again Vocational Pathways, supporting young people to get the qualifications they need. Ezra Taulamana is a girl with a lot of love. She loves performance, dance, singing, drawing, painting, and art. She also has a lot ...More >>

$300,000 funding boost to upgrade school technology

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:25:56 +1300 | Development West Coast

West Coast secondary and area schools are to receive nearly $300,000 funding from DWC to ensure they can make the most of new technology like ultra fast broadband. More >>

40th Anniversary of ASB Polyfest starts today

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:55:32 +1300 | ASB Polyfest

The 40th Anniversary the ASB Polyfest starts today with a special flag raising ceremony and powhiri at the Manukau Sports Bowl. More >>

Child hit by car

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:24:54 +1300 | New Zealand Police

AN 11-year-old male is in a statisfactory condition at Palmerston North hospital tonight after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the road on a pedestrian crossing near Ross Intermediate.More >>

Teachers urged to turn students into ‘data detectives’

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:59:19 +1300 | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education and Statistics NZ are encouraging teachers to sign up to CensusAtSchool, an online statistics project that turns students into “data detectives”. More >>

Affordable Art for All!

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:58:46 +1300 | Napier Girls' High School

Napier Girls’ High School’s first annual Affordable Art Exhibition will showcase quality art at bargain prices. More >>

$20,000 schools’ Environmental Curriculum Awards open

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:49:18 +1300 | Northland Regional Council

An annual $20,000 fund which helps fund and recognise Northland schools’ environmental education initiatives is up for grabs again. More >>

Magna Carta essay competition launched

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:30:57 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Attorney-General Christopher Finlayson has today launched the Magna Carta 800 Essay Competition for New Zealand students to recognise the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta.More >>

Blend of Magic And Humour Impacts Bullying in Schools

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:23:58 +1300 | TrustPower

One of New Zealand’s top performers and most celebrated magicians Elgregoe is using a blend of magic and humour to deliver important social messages to kiwi kids about anti-bullying in schools. Supporting the 2015 school curriculum, the ‘You’ve ...More >>

New book helps to de-mystify dyslexia

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 12:18:22 +1300 | Massey University

Too many students with dyslexia are falling behind because they don't get adequate support, says a Massey University professor of literacy education and co-author of a new book on the topic.More >>

 

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