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Teacher burnout study gets significant results
Last year was particularly tough on teachers, who had to rapidly adapt to new technology and manage increased workloads, all while running their own lives from home.
Popularity and prettiness still the prize for high-achieving girls
Approval on social media has a disproportionate impact on the self-esteem of high-achieving girls, a University of Auckland study has found.
Helping children make sense of disaster
In response to Covid-19 and other disasters, schools have an important role in helping children make sense of a changed world and they need resources to support them.
Literacy needs a life course revolution
Professor Stuart McNaughton on how a life course approach to literacy and learning would support our children to be confident readers, writers and critical thinkers.
Streaming in schools decides futures at age five
Opinion: Ability streaming makes it impossible for those in lower groups to ever catch up and strips them of motivation and self-belief, writes Christine Rubie-Davies.
Rainbow youth still facing stigma and stress, but positive signs: new findings
Despite progress, higher rates of stigma and discrimination, as well as mental health challenges, have been reported by New Zealand LGBTQ+ students, new analysis shows.
Indigenising the University: Ihonuku Te Kawehau Hoskins
The Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Māori officially announces the appointment of the new Ihonuku, Te Kawehau Hoskins.
Marie Clay secures portion of 1.9 million funding to help young learners
Since its inception in 2016, the Marie Clay Research Centre has continued to promote research in learning and teaching in early oral languages and literacies of young children.
City kids in urban nature: so much to teach and learn
The widely held assumption that city children have lost their connection to nature is being challenged by experts in the field.
Subversion from inside the closet: gay academics in China
Gay male academics in China find ways of living authentically while also appearing to conform in a society often openly hostile to homosexuality, a new study has found.