Thursday 15 February

Companion robots could help our rural schools

Companion robots could be used in rural schools to help motivate students to study science and technology, and to provide comfort, according to University of Auckland research…

Kindergartens agree learning support services are in crisis

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens agrees with school principals that the Ministry of Education’s learning support service is in crisis…

Skills Active shine light on partnership and innovation

Industry training organisation, Skills Active Aotearoa, has launched a range of useful resources and innovative tools to meet the needs of the sport, recreation and performing arts industries…

School dropout falls in love with learning again at a charter school

A 12-year-old girl who dropped out of school for a year says a charter school turned her life around…

The TV experiment that turned kids gender free

These words come straight from the mouths of the kids at the centre of a surprisingly-controversial two-part BBC documentary, No More Boys and Girls: Can Our Kids Go Gender Free?.

Teachers contributing to Māori under-achievement

Teachers are contributing to Māori children’s poor performance at school, the Education Ministry has told Parliament’s Education and Workforce Select Committee…

Maori student under-achievement ‘chronic’

The head of the Education Ministry has told MPs the under-achievement of Maori students is chronic, intractable and systemic. Education Secretary Iona Holsted appeared before a select committee yesterday for its annual review of the ministry.

 

 

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