Students

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    Opinion - hazing: the underbelly of an otherwise excellent education

    My husband attended a prestigious boys’ boarding school in England. I attended a co-ed secondary state school in the Waikato. It is no perhaps no surprise we have fairly different views on “hazing”, the practice whereby older students administer punishments or ritualised initiation challenges for younger students.

June 2017

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    The "Kardashian effect": in defence of single-gender education

    In New Zealand, single-gender education is a choice parents can make – not a common scenario in comparable state education systems. As the debate continues to burn in the US, JAYLAN BOYLE talks to two principals of single-gender schools about why they believe their school environment is a force for good – both cite reasons that might not be immediately obvious. 

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    Breaking the cycle: first in family to higher education

    JUDE BARBACK looks at initiatives focused on getting students who are the first in their families to pursue higher education to complete a degree. breaking the cycle *Recipients of the 2017 Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarship – (L-R) Callum Fiu, Felila Havea, Thu Nguyen, Makelila Fetu’u, Helen Wilson, Emmette Gray, Ana Siafolau, Faava Tuigamala, Michelle Ellis, Salome Paea, Laryia Lomitusi, Ofaloto Talakai.*

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    The wobbly line to success

    Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarship recipient LARYIA LOMITUSI shares a moving account of her journey from her childhood in Samoa to a university education in New Zealand.

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    Bringing NCEA tutorials to the masses

    Education Review talks to DR Deborah Lambie about LearnCOACH, a site she co-founded that is helping thousands of Kiwi students to pass NCEA. deborah lambie *Dr Deborah Lambie*

October 2016

August 2016

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    Scholarships a-plenty

    The good news for school leavers quietly freaking out about the costs involved with their next move – be it further study, training or diving into the workforce – is that there are literally thousands of scholarships, grants and awards out there to help ease the load.

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    Tackling the big and little issues for young people

    JUDE BARBACK catches up with JETmag editor Miah Kennett about the realities young people are facing as they transition from school to work, training or higher education.

April 2016

October 2015

October 2014

June 2014

May 2014

December 2013

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    Boys behaving badly?

    This year, the annual ‘undie run’ at Tauranga Boys’ College took an ugly turn, prompting a letter bemoaning the recent bad behaviour of boys in general. Principal Robert Mangan’s response below gives an insight into the complex and multi-faceted process of turning boys into fine young men.

January 2013

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    Signs of a world-class education

    Amid a fairly tumultuous year for New Zealand education lurk many, many examples of positive, inspiring learning initiatives.

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    Careers education at a crossroads

    As schools eagerly await the outcome of last year’s CIAGE (Careers Information, Advice, Guidance and Education) review and what changes it might bring, Education Review takes a look at what tools and services are currently paving the way for students.

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    Making tomorrow’s history today: the importance of alumni

    A school’s recognition and celebration of past students’ achievements can benefit its current students. But without a past, are new schools at a disadvantage? JUDE BARBACK talks to three high schools about the importance of alumni.

February 2012

June 2010

  • Students link long distance

    An international teaching and learning conference provided the opportunity for a Wairarapa and a Singapore school to collaborate using multimedia technology

  • Pilot project measures student engagement

    Ako Aotearoa’s PETER COOLBEAR, and HAMISH COATES of the Australian Council for Educational Research are adapting a student engagement survey tool for the tertiary sector

March 2011

  • What will they do for fun?

    EVA MARIA SALIKHOVA takes a look at the longitudinal study, ***Growing Up in New Zealand.***

  • Looking for leaders

    UNASA ENOSA AUVA’A says our diverse student population needs to be reflected at leadership level.

  • A stake in the ground

    Creating a workplace culture can drive improvements but has its challenges.