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Gen Z: Child of Our Times

Posted 30 May 2018 10:37am

They’re the kids born totally wired, the first generation who will spend their whole lives in a world where the planet’s accumulated wisdom is available instantly at the touch of a finger. And the first of them have just left school. Greg Dixon looks at what’s shaped Generation Z and wonders what they’ll become.

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Teaching strategies that work - Reading

Posted 27 May 2018 10:09am

The Education Review Office (ERO) has released the latest in its Teaching Strategies that Work series. “Keeping children engaged and achieving in reading” is a description of strategies used by primary schools which have significantly improved their students’ achievement in reading.

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The New Zealand Educational Administration and Leadership Society (NZEALS)

Posted 24 May 2018 4:25pm

Janine Mackay attended the NZEALS Conference last month, and has provided us with a 'snapshot' of the three days where she felt privileged to experience shared understandings and research on Leadership for Cultural Inclusivity, Collaboration and Sustainability through a number of keynotes and break out sessions.

NZEALS is at the forefront of educational leadership across all sectors. This organisation is an affiliated member of the Commonwealth Council of Educational Administration Management (CCEAM), linking us to more than 20 educational leadership organisations around the world.

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The Education Review is Underway

Posted 14 May 2018 2:02pm

The review of the education sector is underway!

IPL encourages all schools and their communities to ‘have your say’ as the review investigates all parts of the education system in New Zealand. We will certainly be making submissions as is appropriate.

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Teacher Exchange Programme

Posted 09 May 2018 4:09pm

Kathryn Hodson and Marama Reweti-Martin represented the IPL at The First Professional Development forum in Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Marama and Kathryn facilitated a workshop unpacking Coaching and Inquiry as a Professional Learning Approach. The invitation was issued as part of the Khebrat programme which involves teachers and leaders from schools in KSA living and working in schools overseas for 12 months. IPL is hosting 16 teachers this year and they are working in a number of primary and secondary schools in Hamilton.

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Google Summit 2018 - Portfolios for the Teaching Standards

Posted 23 Apr 2018 2:43pm

In April, Leigh Hynes attended the Google Summits, run by the EdTechTeam, in Auckland and Whangarei.

She presented a workshop on 'Good Google Tools for Portfolios for the Teaching Standards' and has shared the workshop's content here.

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