Giving Back

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CORE Education charitable activities reflect our intention to return investment to the wider education sector and to stimulate and support best practice and new educational development within Aotearoa New Zealand.

CORE regularly offers a range of awards, grants and scholarships to reward leading educators, celebrate successes, and support educators to become world leaders in their field.

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Dr Vince Ham eFellowship

CORE’s eFellows are deeply passionate, skilled, and inquiring New Zealand educators from early childhood to senior secondary.


Māori Education Grants

The CORE Māori Education Grants are to enhance Māori distinctiveness, illuminate creative potential, and support successful educational pathways.


Pasifika Education Grant

CORE Education offers the Pasifika Education Grant to support teachers (early childhood education to senior secondary) whose hearts are in Pasifika Education.

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Dr Vince Ham Postgraduate Research Scholarship

The Vince Ham Research Scholarship supports educators to conduct supported inquiry and teacher research.

Ten Trends

Ten Trends

CORE Education's researchers, educators, and digital technology experts have pooled their expertise to identify trends in digital technologies that are influencing all aspects of education in 2016. 

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EDtalks is a CORE Education initiative that has been steadily growing for the past 10 years – a comprehensive catalogue of interviews, discussions, and presentations from thought leaders, innovative educators, and inspirational learners from around the world.

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New Pedagogies for Deep Learning (NPDL)

For the past two years CORE Education has significantly subsidised a Christchurch school cluster to participate in this highly successful project, led by Michael Fullan. This project fits with clusters seeking to work together as a community under the IES initiative.