Rebecca Olsen, a PhD student at Victoria University, is investigating whether vividly visualising a future desired outcome could help people get to their goals, and control the urge to hit the couch rather than work on their dreams.
A recent survey canvassing primary and intermediate schools demonstrates that the message is getting through: student well-being, behaviour, and learning are closely linked.
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.
According to a recent international study, New Zealand teens are some of the highest users of digital technology.
Lessons in leadership: what can New Zealand learn from the International Successful School Principalship...
ROSS NOTMAN considers New Zealand research findings from an international educational leadership project and what they mean for the new leadership roles emerging from the Government’s $359m plan to help raise student achievement.
JOHN CLARK examines the long tail of underachievement through key events this year, including the class sizes controversy, charter schools debate, National Standards, and the Ministerial Cross-Sector Forum on Raising Achievement.
MARK OSBORNE suggests that when teacher pedagogy and physical learning environments are aligned there are significant gains to be made in achievement.
Two council-owned sites in Sulphur Pt have been shortlisted for the development of a world-class marine research and education institute in Tauranga.