Global experts on new paradigm for learning and teaching

David Wine New York, USA April 3, 2018 What does the fourth industrial revolution and the extraordinary period of societal change mean for teachers and learning? How can classrooms equip learners with the competencies, mindset and agency to shape their own lives and contribute to the lives of their communities? A ground-breaking new book by Armand Doucet, Elisa Guerra, Michael…

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How the Cambridge Analytica plan worked off Facebook

The man who did it explains Matthew Hindman Washington DC, April 2, 2018 The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies. In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his statistical…

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Four dead and one missing as TC Josie hits Fiji

Waisea Nasokia and Arieta Vakasukawaqa Nadi, Fiji, April 2, 2018 Tropical Cyclone Josie has claimed at least four lives and caused damages to property, before moving away from Fiji. Flooding which followed torrential rain has Police searching for another in the Western Division yesterday. Names of deceased The deceased were confirmed as Shinal Mudaliar (25) and her father Veer Goundar…

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New Bill to regulate management of tupapaku

Daniela Maoate-Cox Wellington, April 2, 2018 A Bill which would require coroners to consider tikanga Maori has been introduced to Parliament. Last year, the Maori Affairs Select Committee completed an inquiry into whānau access to and management of tupapaku, the body of a deceased person. In tikanga Maori, immediate whānau stay with the tupapaku (body of deceased) until they are…

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Study outlines the first journey to Australia

Kasih Norman New South Wales, Australia April 2, 2018 The First Australians were among the world’s earliest great ocean explorers, undertaking a remarkable 2000 km maritime migration through Indonesia which led to the discovery of Australia at least 65,000 years ago. But the voyaging routes taken through Indonesia’s islands, and the location of first landfall in Australia, remain a much-debated…

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