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Online competition turns class-clowns into comedy writers
Tue, 20th Jun 2017
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Online tutorial site launched comedy writing competition and digital engagement with Kiwi students has been high. Is comedy in class a good tool?.
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Collaboration keeps digital tech alive at Christchurch schools
Thu, 6th Apr 2017
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A joint effort between several secondary and tertiary institutes results in quality technology learning for high school students in Canterbury.
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Historic statement signed to entice more Korean students to NZ - and vice versa
Fri, 24th Feb 2017
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The lines between the Republic of Korea and New Zealand have been significantly bolstered with a recently signed statement.
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Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality
Wed, 22nd Feb 2017
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Gareth Morgan's The Opportunities Party vows to reduce testing and invest in teacher quality to improve New Zealand's education system.
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Kiwi students not prepared, lack strategy
Wed, 18th Jan 2017
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Educators lack time and resources to prepare Kiwi students correctly for examinations, one Wellington tutoring company says.
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Te Kura offers online help to students needing more NCEA credits
Wed, 18th Jan 2017
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NZ's Te Kura boosts opportunities for Uni hopefuls, providing crucial NCEA credits online to bridge gaps.
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NCEA results show rising achievement rates
Wed, 24th Feb 2016
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Student achievement rates in New Zealand have risen, says Education Minister Hekia Parata. #education #achievements.
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NCEA exam results online
Wed, 13th Jan 2016
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Nerves are surely high as the NZQA makes available NCEA results for 2015. Almost 170,000 students can view their results via the NZQA website.
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Digital technology subjects crucial in the modern world
Thu, 10th Dec 2015
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University of Auckland includes computing subjects for the first time, recognising their importance in digital world.
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NZQA harnesses tech to help students through exam prep
Fri, 30th Oct 2015
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With NCEA exams just a week away, the NZQA is harnessing technology – including YouTube – to provide advice on exam study and preparation.
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The answer to next year's curriculum in one equation
Mon, 14th Sep 2015
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MYOB Education offers the smartest solutions for you and your students, providing access to the latest software.
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NCEA apps updated to include more languages
Wed, 2nd Sep 2015
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New version of NCEA Guide and NCEA Student apps available, offering free tools for students, parents, and employers, says NZQA.
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Computer science a hit with school students
Mon, 26th Aug 2013
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New Zealand teens shift ambitions towards computer science, lured by its creative potential, says University of Canterbury expert.
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Back to school essentials
Mon, 1st Feb 2010
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Well, the holidays are almost over, and students across the whole country are returning for another year at school.
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Plugging the skills gap
Wed, 1st Jul 2009
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Internships for computer technology students could help alleviate the skills shortage in the industry, says NZICT CEO Brett O’Riley.