Wednesday 27 September

How Would World-Renowned Teachers Redesign Curricula?

Employers complain that graduates are not ready for work. Stanford University studies indicate students are overloaded and under-prepared…

Teachers hope NZ First will bring benefits for education

The president of the Principals Federation says there are high hopes in education circles that coalition negotations will be good news for children and their teachers. Whetu Cormick told RNZ education correspondent John Gerritsen that many New Zealand First policies have strong support in the sector…

The Mind Lab postgrad programme for more teachers nationwide

The Mind Lab by Unitec is coming to a town near you, with 12 new locations announced for the November intake of its Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning) and free workshops over the next month…

Universities important but skills can be learned on the job

If New Zealand raises its education outcomes over a period of 20 years to a level comparable with Finland, it can generate a 204 percent increase in GDP worth an additional $US258 billion, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says…

Call to rethink ‘tertiary education requirement’ for work in the digital era gains support

We recognise that across a range of skills-based roles, we do not require applicants to hold a formal qualification.

 

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