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Teachers call for NZ history curriculum improvement

A teacher in Whanganui says she was shocked when she heard another teacher tell his class that Maori were lucky the British didn’t wipe them out.

Plans to build a bilingual New Zealand a ‘bold step’

Kelvin Davis has ambitious plans for a bilingual Aotearoa, but one expert says that future isn’t possible unless non-Māori get on board.

Opinion

 

NCEA changes aren’t reducing stress, they’re increasing it

Dropping the bar at NCEA Level One from 80 credits to 40 isn’t doing anything apart from giving students a sense of false confidence.

The ‘could-do-better’ workshops reshaping NCEA

It was seen as the answer to the end-of-year stress of the school certificate, but has NCEA itself become too stressful?

Our youth are financially illiterate

The financial risks surrounding youth cannot be understated given at the tender age of 18, when many have left school, the options of debt become readily available.

Media Releases

 

School leaders report high levels of violence

NZEI: Senior primary school leaders are reporting high levels of violence in their schools, with 38% experiencing threats of violence in 2017, and 41% being subjected to actual physical violence.

Funding round open for projects targeted at international student wellbeing

NZGovt: Funding of $750,000 will be targeted at projects aimed at supporting the wellbeing of international students, Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced.

 

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