Education and society
Kiwi students share views on life in CensusAtSchool 2021
10 May 2021
CensusAtSchool New Zealand - TataurangaKiTeKura Aotearoa celebrates the launch of their tenth biennial survey today to once again comprehensively chart children’s views of their own lives.
Why hate spreads and what we can do about it
7 May 2021
Why are the politics of hate and the ideologies of the far right on the rise globally?
Iwi vs Kiwi: Beyond the binary
4 May 2021
Opinion: Instead of seeing Māori ways as either/or with existing thinking about the world and governance, it's time to bring them together, writes Dame Anne Salmond.
Story of Nukutawhiti's voyage: a Ngāpuhi collaboration
29 April 2021
The voyage of famous Polynesian navigator Nukutawhiti from Hawaiki to Aotearoa has been brought to life in a ground-breaking online narrative for schools.
Winners and losers in war all salute their fallen
24 April 2021
Opinion: Many nations mark victory and defeat in war in different ways. Preventing future conflict is at the heart of the drive to commemorate, writes Stephen Hoadley.
Access and collaboration 'key to ensure community benefit'
21 April 2021
Collaboration and equality of access will be key if universities are to ensure that all parts of society can benefit from their research, an expert panel, including University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater, has concluded.
'You're not actually living life': benefit recipients suffer increased hardship during Covid
20 April 2021
Covid-19 exacerbated existing levels of material and emotional hardship for people on low core benefit rates, a new study has found.
Schools - where creativity goes to die
19 April 2021
Opinion: These are post-normal times: nothing will be "normal" again. Replanting creativity in schools could be what we need to survive, writes Peter O'Connor.
Rainbow youth still facing stigma and stress, but positive signs: new findings
16 April 2021
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.
2021 Kupe Leadership Scholars announced
30 March 2021
Celebrating the 17 exceptional students awarded prestigious Kupe Scholarships.
Professor Carol Mutch: teaching by heart
25 March 2021
The vital role of schools in disaster response and recovery has been the research focus of Professor Carol Mutch, who gave her inaugural professorial lecture at Epsom this week.
A side of knowledge with your beer?
23 March 2021
Aucklanders wanting to make the most of Aotearoa New Zealand’s freedom to socialise and to keep abreast of the latest thinking from some of this country’s leading academics have their chance on 20 April.