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By Sally Blundell
Listener, 20 August 2016, p. 23-29.

Considers the educational, cognitive, and career benefits of learning another language. Covers second language learning at primary and secondary school levels, immersion programmes, and Māori language development. Includes comments from the Ministry of Education's Lisa Rodgers about language learning, and te reo Māori in particular, in the national curriculum. Discusses calls for a national language policy.

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By Jude Barback
Postgrad education (New Zealand education review series) 7 (3), 2016, p. 2-4 (article).

Looks at two established Communities of Learning (CoLs). Talks about how they build leadership capacity, the formation of CoLs, how they aim to help raise student achievement, and how the Ministry of Education supports CoLs.

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By Mike Parkinson
TD: talent development 70 (5), 2016, p. 26-28 (article).

Provides advice on how to turn words, data, and ideas into useful and easily understood infographics.

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