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NCEA
Online competition turns class-clowns into comedy writers
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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NCEA
Collaboration keeps digital tech alive at Christchurch schools
A joint effort between several secondary and tertiary institutes results in quality technology learning for high school students in Canterbury.
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Ministry of Education
Historic statement signed to entice more Korean students to NZ - and vice versa
The lines between the Republic of Korea and New Zealand have been significantly bolstered with a recently signed statement.
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Education
Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality
"We are currently following other countries down the line of greater assessment, when there is no evidence that will work."
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NCEA
Kiwi students not prepared, lack strategy
Educators lack time and resources to prepare Kiwi students correctly for examinations, one Wellington tutoring company says.
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NZQA
Te Kura offers online help to students needing more NCEA credits
“Enrolling with Te Kura gives them a chance to quickly earn the credits they need to get into university, polytech, or get a job."
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Hekia Parata
NCEA results show rising achievement rates
“We have challenged all those involved in education to continue to lift their game and they have responded in spectacular fashion."
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NZQA
NCEA exam results online
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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Cloud
Digital technology subjects crucial in the modern world
"This decision is acknowledging digital skills and knowledge as increasingly important across a wide range of study areas marks an important change."
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Cloud
NZQA harnesses tech to help students through exam prep
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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MYOB
The answer to next year's curriculum in one equation
MYOB Education offers the smartest solutions for you and your students, providing access to the latest software.
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Cloud
NCEA apps updated to include more languages
“The NCEA Guide App is proving valuable in helping parents understand NCEA, and what their children are studying at school.”
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University of Canterbury
Computer science a hit with school students
New Zealand school students, who traditionally aspired to be All Blacks, doctors or lawyers, are becoming more attracted to computer science, a University of Canterbury expert says.
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Cloud
Plugging the skills gap
<span style="font-weight: bold;">ACE Diploma of Computer Technology students Shayna Bryers and Michael Lovell recently started their internships.