34 days ago

Did you know Waikato DHB just got a new boss?

Libby Wilson Reporter from Hamilton Press

After almost two years without a permanent chief executive, Waikato DHB has welcomed its new leader with a pōwhiri.
Dr Kevin Snee - the former boss of Hawke's Bay DHB - was formally welcomed to the Wailkato on Monday at Hamilton's Hui Te Rangiora Marae.
Read more here.

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4 days ago

Should New Zealand history be taught in all schools?

The team Reporter from Hamilton Press

Hi neighbours - Jacinda Ardern has announced that all schools and kura would be expected, by 2022, to teach the country's history.

Curriculum changes would reset a national framework so that all learners and ākonga were aware of key aspects of New Zealand history and how they had influenced and shaped the nation.

What do you think? Should New Zealand history be taught in all schools, or are there other, more important subjects to teach?

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1 hour ago

Khan Academy

Paul from Pukete

To all you mums out there with little kids that are thirsty for knowledge or are struggling with learning or just need to be entertained bring up a site online call the Khan academy
it completely free and will guide you little one form infancy to university with lots of games and online activity
www.khanacademy.org...
I have just shown it today to my granddaughter Maddie age five she loves it
use it to help guide your kids thru their education journey till the are adults very good resource

6 hours ago

A stronger school culture, greater resilience and more kindness.

The Team from Graeme Dingle Foundation

Those are the benefits that Paul Barker, Principal of Kaeo School is seeing in his Northland school thanks to the Kiwi Can programme.

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