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Financial literacy teaching “outdated”

With the use of cash declining and cashless, contactless payments on the rise, it makes no sense that our children are still using toy coins and notes to practice maths in school, according to Wellington-based financial educator Dean Blair.

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Principals send PaCT packing

Principals across New Zealand have roundly rejected the 'Progress and Consistency Tool' (PaCT) designed to improve the reliability of national standards, and say that the Minister's announcement today that she is launching a special website to promote the tool is wasted resource.

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New high school opens in Christchurch

The new school is located on a six hectare site with facilities including a range of flexible learning spaces, a 500-seat theatre, multi-purpose gym, an automotive workshop and dance and music studios.

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