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5th December 2017
CAMPS for 2018 and Budget Holiday Accommodation.
News: ERO report shows value of time to lead, teach and learn.
Staffroom Magazine: $25,000 in School Grants available from the O-I New Zealand Environmental Fund.
Book Pick: Latest Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke for readers 9 to 14 years.
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5th December 2017 
ERO report shows value of time to lead, teach and learn

A new ERO report has shown how much more students can achieve when teachers are freed to teach and are given professional development to enhance their skills. Read More...
Fact check for school kids to identify fake news

A new report, co-written by QUT, shows more than half of Australian school children consuming news on the internet hardly ever or never check if it’s fake. Read More...
Government passes up chance to start fixing teacher shortages

Secondary teachers are disappointed the government has passed up an opportunity to help alleviate the secondary teacher shortage says PPTA president, Jack Boyle. Read More...
No good evidence e-cigarettes reduce traditional smoking

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ), says. Read More...
Girls better than boys at working together to solve problems

Girls are much better than boys at working together to solve problems, according to the first OECD PISA assessment of collaborative problem solving. Read More...
 
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The Gardening Gnome
Ridding your entertaining areas of pesky flying insects, ants and other bugs: Repel flies naturally with fragrant herbs and plants such as pots of lemongrass, basil and any type of mint including easy to grow lemon balm around doorways and windows with the added advantage that you can use these fragrant plants in cooking. Read more... 
 
 
Dec 2017 edition
Health: A sugar tax will do little to change Kiwi attitudes

The government needs to do much more if it wants to make a difference to New Zealand’s appalling obesity levels than look at a sugar tax, leading New Zealand exercise expert Richard Beddie says. ...Read More
Health: Keeping kids active and healthy during the school holidays

A change in routine can affect our eating and activity habits. For children, this can be the case over the school holidays. ...Read More
Environment: $25,000 IN SCHOOL GRANTS AVAILABLE FROM THE O-I NEW ZEALAND ENVIRONMENTAL FUND

Applications are open for schools to apply for an environmental project grant from the O-I New Zealand Environmental Fund. ...Read More
 
Lifestyle: Jellyfish – Myths and treatment if you get stung

The water at your favourite beach is finally getting warm enough for you to take the plunge. ...Read More
Climate: 2017 set to be another scorcher

2017 is set to be in the top three hottest years on record, with record-breaking extreme weather, according to the World Meteorological Organization’s (WMO’s) provisional statement on the state of the climate. ...Read More
History and Social Studies: Rewi Alley a world-changing New Zealander

Rewi Alley, identified as a world-changing New Zealander but scarcely known in the country of his birth is described as a “social reformer, educator, fireman, writer, poet, translator, great internationalist, industrialist, revered citizen, potter, soldier, a hero and a friend of China”. ...Read More
Health: Antibiotics alarm – stop overusing, say experts

Infections, such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, and gonorrhoea, are becoming harder to treat as overuse or incorrect use of antibiotics dulls their effective, warn senior doctors, who also say oral antibiotics are being prescribed to children with fever without an identified bacterial infection. ...Read More
Health: Herbicides linked to antibiotic resistance

New Zealand researchers have found the active ingredients in commonly-used weed killers can cause bacteria to be less susceptible to antibiotics. ...Read More
Lifestyle: Volunteer holidays changing the way Kiwi’s travel

Kiwi not-for-profit, Go Kiwi Go is at the forefront of the new volunteer holiday trend, including gap years, and mid-career breaks. ...Read More
 
2017 November and December releases order now for Christmas
Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke James Patterson's newest hilarious heroine returns, in the sequel to the smash hit Jacky Ha-Ha. Read more...
 
 
 

 

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