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Remembering a teacher: Asilika Aholelei

By John McRae 29 October, 2015

We had to stop the recording, because suddenly that feeling Asilika had held close when she was a small child in a big school, crept out and there were tears.…

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Remembering a teacher: Dorothy Churchward

By John McRae 29 October, 2015

It was, as Dorothy says, ‘a long time ago’, but she still vividly remembers how, when she was nine years old, a special teacher took an interest in her. That…

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Talk the good talk

By EA Staff 7 January, 2013

In the 21st century educators need to become professional communicators. Case in point was the Auckland teacher who fired a quick email to parents asking what they thought were the…

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Most parents support their child’s school

By Jane Blaikie 30 April, 2010

[g1_quote author_name=”Robin Baker” hide_author_image=”none” author_description=”NZCER Director” author_description_format=”%link%” align=”right” size=”s” style=”solid” template=”01″] No system is perfect. We have some strong challenges in New Zealand as expectations keep rising—including teachers’ and principals’…

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Southern champ loved school

By Jane Blaikie 29 January, 2010

[g1_quote author_name=”Alison Shanks” hide_author_image=”none” author_description=”Champion cyclist” author_description_format=”%link%” align=”right” size=”s” style=”solid” template=”01″] It’s all about positive encouragement – and trying all sports. You don’t have to be in your sport at…

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