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This is a key educational driver for the board, executive and staff....
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Over the years online learning has often been represented as a disconnected, linear process of working through set content, but is this the reality in our emerging networked society? What is actually possible in this space?...
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What are the opportunities and barriers to enabling any state school to provide distance education, if they have the infrastructure to do so?...
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The emerging issue of teacher supply in many regions of New Zealand has been well documented over the past year and the various solutions mooted by the Minister have worth....
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Earlier this week the Education Minister, Hekia Parata, introduced to Parliament the Education (Update) Amendment Bill which includes proposals to legislate for the provision of Communities of online learning (COOLs). As the charitable company that organises many online NCEA courses...
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In 2016, Madison Flavell, a year 12 student from Kaikoura High School, studied L2 History through NetNZ. It was the first time she has ever taken an online course, but she flourished in the environment finishing the year with straight...
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Courses usually consist of 10-18 students from 5-10 different schools across New Zealand....
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Last year I attended (with Ken) the Chinese in Secondary Schools Conference in Auckland. It was a rather large and impressive event, with an excellent turnout from principals especially. While the day was perhaps a little too presentation focused it...
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We are wanting to shake up our Scholarship Mentoring Programme a bit in 2016. What we have done has been effective, but it perhaps recognises a way of doing things that is very reliant on a teacher, which doesn’t necessarily make...
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