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  • Information and inspiration

    July 15 2015. Teachers at a girls’ secondary school talk about support for learning and career pathways related to engineering.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/information-and-inspiration
  • Waterview: engineering at scale

    July 10 2015. The Waterview Connection road project is subject of a virtual field trip for schools starting August 4. The project’s chairman and manager give insights into work underway.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/waterview-engineering-at-scale
  • Get your hexagons tessellating!

    July 7 2015. Passionate teachers, road safety enthusiasts, a cycle skills training expert and Pam Hook from HookED get together for a day. Read about the results. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/get-your-hexagons-tessellating!
  • Call for more to take up engineering careers

    July 3 2015. More from Waterview Connection: A Learning Pathways Challenge. Engineering and education leaders talk about support for career-focussed learning. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/call-for-more-to-take-up-engineering-careers
  • Secondary students explore engineering pathways

    June 26 2015. New initiative engages year 10 students in the Waterview Connection roading project as a context for learning pathways. 

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/secondary-students-explore-engineering-pathways
  • Watch Dennis lift 70 tonnes at a time

    June 19 2015. A virtual field trip from August 4 will let students experience the Waterview Connection, New Zealand's largest and most complex roading construction project. Here's more about Dennis the giant gantry which is used to build motorway ramps.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/watch-dennis-lift-70-tonnes-at-a-time
  • Virtual field trip starts August 4: Waterview Connection

    June 16 2015. A virtual field trip will let students experience the Waterview Connection, New Zealand's largest and most complex roading construction project. Background videos and more are here.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/virtual-field-trip-starts-august-4-waterview-connection
  • Secondary collaborative learning in action

    29 May 2015. Collaborative learning builds through each year of the health curriculum at Rosmini College.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/secondary-collaborative-learning-in-action
  • Secondary students record radio safety ad

    May 22 2015. Media studies students have heard local radio air their message about the dangers of driving on “summer ice”.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/bay-of-plenty/secondary-students-record-radio-safety-ad
  • NCEA AS 1.10 maths and stats resource published

    May 19 2015. New teaching resources get students using statistical enquiry cycle to investigate the impact of cell phone use and tiredness on concentration levels when driving.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/ncea-as-1.10-maths-and-stats-resource-published
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