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24 March 2017

Measuring children’s progress in New Zealand schools has just become a bit more distinctly and competitively KIWI.


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22 March 2017

Principals from eight schools told the Papanui-Innes Community Board last week they were very concerned they were not getting enough support to help children with stress-related behavioural problems.


Ian Wright

10 March 2017

The University of Canterbury campus is booming once again, reflecting the increase in enrolments to attend UC in 2017, with an especially significant rise in international students.


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09 March 2017

University of Canterbury 3D printing and scanning experts are keen to show high-school pupils that with modern technology the only limit is your imagination.


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01 March 2017

The University of Canterbury's post-quake recovery is on track for a forecast return to a normal operating surplus in 2019, reports Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr.


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24 February 2017

Team members from A Better Start: E Tipu e Rea’s Literacy and Learning strand were delighted to welcome their newest PhD student to the team, Saili Aukuso.


Bilingualism

16 February 2017

University of Canterbury and Growing up with Two Languages researchers Una Cunningham and Jin Kim, and activists/teachers Anya Filippochkina and Jawad Arefi, discuss community/heritage language bi- and multilingualism in a single language-dominant society.


Bilingualism

10 February 2017

The Greens want to see compulsory Te Reo language classes in schools. Associate Professor Una Cunningham, a specialist in language learning at the University of Canterbury, says the idea is feasible but would have to overcome a big challenge – an almost complete lack of historical precedent.


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06 February 2017

Is it possible to have almost no knowledge of Maori, and completely master it within a month?


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31 January 2017

Arguing over whether sexuality education should be the role of parents or teachers (public or private) fails to get on with supporting our young people to critically analyse what they are seeing, what is real and, most importantly, what is needed for positive sexuality and healthy relationships.


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