The Margaret Blackwell Fellowship for 2016 has been awarded to early childhood educator Karine Te Kanawa. Karine, Ngāti Maniapoto and Tainui, plans to visit Hawaii to look at education programmes aimed at nurturing the Hawaiian language.
NZCER is running another Working the edges workshop in collaboration with AUT. This half day workshop is for educators who want to think differently about the primary school curriculum. It's on Saturday, 25 June at Te Awanga Community hall, Hastings. Go here to register.
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