The New Zealand Marine Studies Centre (University of Otago) is supported by a MoE grant to deliver programmes designed for gifted and talented students. Immersed in the science of the marine world the programmes extend and enrich the shared learning through multidisciplinary connections and challenges.
Applications are invited from the South Island for a range of programmes with specific student targets, Y7–8, Y7–8 Pasifika, Y9 Māori, Y10, Y10 Māori, Y11, Y11–12 Māori.
For further information, overview of 2019 programmes and student applications access our website:
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A new website, www.sensiblescreenuse.org, has been developed by a group of health professionals and educators. It summarises research on the use of digital technology in schools, looking at both benefits and risks, and the impacts on health, wellbeing and educational achievement.
Dates: 18–19 July.
Venue:Kohia Centre, Gate 1, 78 Epsom Ave, Epsom.
This symposium will provide an opportunity for education practitioners to access the most recent research and practice that describes effective and high quality inclusive education in both NZ schools and international examples.
A variety of speakers from different parts of the sector with wide knowledge and experience will address theory and research, share personal stories, political perspectives and future plans for inclusive education in NZ. Practical support and resources for teachers in the classroom will be a strong focus with opportunity for collaboration and discussion.
For further information: https://onlineforms.education.auckland.ac.nz/447467.
2019 Topic: 'Does our concern for security compromise peace?'
The United Nations Association of New Zealand has held regional secondary school speech awards for over 30 years and the National finals are held in conjunction with our Annual Conference in May. This year the National finals will be held in Wellington on Friday 21 June.
We invite your school to send contestant/s and register online via www.bit.ly/UNANZSpeechAward2019 by Friday 12 April (an early registration is preferred).
The humble apple has come a long way since it was first planted in Aotearoa New Zealand in 1819. Did you know that New Zealand is now considered the best apple growing country in the world? During this field trip you will follow the journey of the world's tastiest apples from a Hawke's Bay orchard to the shopping baskets of discerning consumers all around the world.
More info and enrol at http://rata.learnz.org.nz/summary.php?vft=primaryindustries192.