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Principals concerned about late-night online gaming as ‘Fortnite’ popularity soars

The latest video game craze, Fortnite, has prompted Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty principals to warn parents about the “addictive nature” of online gaming and the effect on students.

The Minister of Education has set up a Professional Advisory Group to provide advice on the review of NCEA

The Professional Advisory Group work alongside the Ministerial Advisory Group to provide advice to the Minister and the Ministry of Education on the NCEA review.

Auckland schools ask Government to walk the talk on te reo in schools

Auckland schools are calling on the Government to back a programme delivering te reo classes, saying they don’t have the capacity to do it on their own.

Meet the Porirua people working at New Zealand’s first living wage primary school

Corinna School in Cannon’s Creek, Porirua is the first in New Zealand to be fully accredited as a living wage primary school. Principal Michele Whiting says “we try to create an atmosphere of whanau here. That’s the mutually respectful relationships around who we are and what we do.”

PE not just about running and tennis, now it’s yoga, cross fit and meditation

Physical education is no longer just running and athletics. It’s physical education, but not as you remember it.

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More pay talks set for next week

NZEI Te Riu Roa is continuing to negotiate in good faith in order to arrive at a new proposal, NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart, and lead negotiators Louise Green and Liam Rutherford said.

Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

TEU: Stuart McCutcheon’s axe has fallen on the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work after 21 staff were told this week that their jobs are on the line.

Dozens of new classrooms for Auckland and Northland schools

NZGovt: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced a multi-million dollar programme to replace rundown classrooms, and provide modern learning spaces for students in Auckland and Northland.