Posts by EA Staff

Jacinda Ardern: It’s all about the kids

Jacinda Ardern with her brother and cousins, 1987

Photo: Jacinda Ardern (right front, in red and blue) with sister Louise and cousins Demelza and Aaron, Christmas 1987 (supplied) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern first learned about the realities of poverty as a child in Murupara – a forestry town in the Waikato. “It was the 1980s, and I saw the effects of child poverty…

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It’s time – Kua tae te wā

For the first time in many years, there is genuine optimism that the time is ripe to see teachers and principals truly valued, and released and resourced to meet the learning needs of every child. That’s why our theme for this year is “It’s time: Kua tae te wā!”

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Moving Educators: Aimee’s story

Meet Aimee Lynch – mum, partner, teacher and powerlifter. She started her journey to “attempt to get healthy” and ended up on the platform at a powerlifting meet. Find out how Aimee’s success at the squat rack supports success in the classroom.

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New major sees physical education return to University of Canterbury

Next year, 2018, will see Physical Education return to the University of Canterbury as one of a series of new majors within the popular Bachelor of Sport Coaching degree. UC has a long and proud history of developing highly respected PE teachers and this new major is an exciting initiative towards continuing that tradition.

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It’s time

NZEI Te Riu Roa National Secretary Paul Goulter says a pay jolt is needed for the education sector.

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