Education

Waitakere College: Owning our solutions

West Auckland's Waitakere College is celebrating a dramatic rise in student achievement, especially for Māori and Pasifika. Principal Mark Shanahan tells the school's story from its lowest point in 2013 to today's high.

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Learning digitally at uLearn17

In October 2017, more than 1,500 educators will descend upon Hamilton's Claudelands Events Centre to explore the impact of digital technologies on learning, as part of uLearn17's 'Learning digitally/Te ako ā-matihiko’ conference strand. 

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Education crisis looming for Auckland

A survey of new primary and intermediate teachers in Auckland reveals large numbers are considering giving up teaching, and two thirds are planning or considering leaving the city because of its high accommodation costs.

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Wellington school wins global art prize

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School’s artwork ‘Matariki – Māori New Year’ has won the prestigious 2017 Saatchi Gallery (London) Art Prize for Schools, one of the most significant student art awards globally.

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