New Zealand has one of the most inclusive education systems in the world. Research shows we are better at including students with special educational needs in mainstream classrooms than most other countries. Yet the stats, international assessment rankings and anecdotal evidence show that we’re not so crash-hot when it comes to meeting the needs of our priority learners and our students with special educational needs. JUDE BARBACK asks why.
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Research out of the University of Auckland highlights just how important the effective use of quality data in schools is in helping to raise Māori student achievement.
New Zealand's newest professor of early childhood education, Professor Helen Hedges, says New Zealand needs to place more value on ECE and reflect this in policy and budgetary decisions.
Having the confidence to try new things and admit when you don’t understand something is a vital part of learning, yet it is also one that many students struggle with. New research has revealed some of the reasons why students retreat from uncertainty, and how educators can help.
Mayleen Gautusa argues that there is no quick fix when it comes to improving our students' reading abilities.
In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.
The reason we need to teach Pākehā children about privilege is not to make them feel guilt—it is to make sure they do not grow up to perpetuate the situation writes Dr Ann Milne.
A grandmother’s letter to the Prime Minister urges the Government to reconsider their opposition to charter schools.
New Zealand Initiative research fellow Martine Udahemuka argues that if implemented right, pay-for-performance systems are a win-win-win for principals, teachers and students.