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CGA Students Receive Outstanding Results

- Despite having opened our ‘virtual door’ less than a year ago, we’re celebrating the world-leading test results of our students who achieved a 93% average in recent...

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CGA Stories: Jade

- Introducing Jade Jade is 14, lives in Kerikeri, New Zealand, and chose CGA because she wanted to be challenged and have access to...

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CGA Stories: Gavin

- Introducing Gavin Gavin is 15, lives in Auckland, New Zealand, and is a part-time student at Crimson Global Academy...

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CGA Stories: Max

- Meet CGA student, Max CGA allows Max to study at a pace where he feels challenged; whilst being able to live an amazing life in Wanaka...

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7 ways tech has changed the face of education

- Technology is part of our every day, making working and private life more enjoyable, more connected and more efficient. The same is true for education, where the possibilities...

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Why diversity and inclusion in the classroom matter

- Diversity and inclusion – which means including those from different cultural, geographic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, with differing...

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Aiming for a top university? Take more subjects

- The top universities – like Oxford, Cambridge and Stanford – are a gateway to exceptional education. But gaining entrance is fierce – Stanford, for example, only accepts around...

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AI - a new era in education

- Artificial intelligence – AI – is no longer the stuff of science fiction. It’s already changing the way we teach and learn – for the better. It facilitates personalisation at scale based on...

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The Growing Role of Technology in Schools

- Education has been an active front runner amongst the various sectors that have had to rely on technology to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Quarantine and social distancing...

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Meet the Principals - Mark Phillips

- In this mini-series, we get to know the Principals at Crimson Global Academy. Meet our Principal, Mark Philips. Mark is deeply committed to helping students...

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Meet the Principals - John Morris

- In this mini-series, we get to know the Principals at Crimson Global Academy. Meet John Morris, ONZM, our Executive Principal. John’s many achievements include...

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3 Things Shaping the Future of Online Learning

- Over most of the past year, schools around the world have had to quickly shift from learning in classrooms to learning online due to...

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John Morris on COVID: An Educational Disruption Or A Catalyst For Change?

- The COVID-19 crisis has forced school closures in 188 countries, heavily disrupting the learning process of more than 1.7 billion students and curbing educational...

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Secrets of Subject Selection

- High school is all about making good choices. Who to be friends with? What sports to play? What extracurriculars to be involved in?...

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All About the International GCSEs

- International GCSE and A Levels are an educational pathway available in some of the top high schools in New Zealand. A lot of the student...

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University Admission with the International A Levels

- University entrance is something that’s on the mind of most students around the world. But universities around the world often have vastl...

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All About the International A-Levels

- International A Levels are an educational pathway available in some of the top high schools in New Zealand. Many studying this pathway wi...

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Curriculum Choices: Globally Recognised?

- Most people are familiar with the three established high school education systems in New Zealand: NCEA, Cambridge (CAIE, formerly CIE) an...

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Curriculum Choices: The Exams

- Love it or hate it, everyone has strong opinions about exams and assessments. The exams and assessments you do differ greatly by what cur...

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Curriculum Choices: The Content

- Getting good grades, balancing extracurriculars with academics, maintaining a social life, and getting enough sleep… high school can be a...

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What the COVID Lockdown Taught Us About Online Learning

- As New Zealand moves to Level 2 after 7 long weeks in lockdown, we know students and families up and down the country will be breathing s...

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Sir John Key, former New Zealand prime minister, joins Crimson Education

- Watch Sir John Key on the topic of Future of Education at CGA's Launch Event.

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Coronavirus Webinar: Your Academics, Extracurriculars & University/College Applications

- Nearly 300 million children are missing class due to the Coronavirus epidemic. Students and families are faced with important decisions a...

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Crimson Education alumnus shares his experience of learning subjects through online classes

- Soumil was enrolled in a local, brick and mortar school, however he found that the choice of subjects offered were limited and wanted to ...