Monday 22 May

Recharging robots with stories and teamwork in term 2

Poll-E the Droid has been drained of energy and the only way to recharge his batteries is to work together and find out where the story goes.

Collaborative Stories, the latest offering from Pollock Technologies, enables classrooms to work collaboratively and create a narrative that brings Poll-E back online through correct answers and teamwork….

Teaching tech Marcel’s cup of tea

Marcel’s skill, and enthusiasm for all things technological, will be shared next month with Year 10 pupils at Hamilton Boys’ High School. Marcel will teach technology faculty students how to write, publish and market a game in workshops being held in the classroom….

Maori college students improve school results

Maori students at Horowhenua College are bucking national trends, achieving some of the highest academic results in the college through its Rangatahi Ora programme….

Government to fund more teachers in core subjects

Education Minister Nikki Kaye has announced more funding ahead of the Budget next week for teachers in priority subject areas…

Principals and experts support Labour’s call for nurses in all high schools

Having trained nurses in schools could help give students better access to mental health services, and mean they avoid developing mental illnesses…

It’s Bullying-Free NZ Week, help your students speak out

Today marks the beginning of Bullying Free NZ Week, which means schools have a great chance to work with their students to increase awareness and help put a stop to bullying…

New online resources for schools in Bullying-Free NZ Week

New online resources to support schools, parents and their communities to tackle bullying have just been launched at www.BullyingFree.NZ as schools around the country gear up for Bullying-Free NZ Week, 22-26 May….


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