National Standards is still one of the most contentious issues in primary education. The Labour Party have said that they’ll rescind National’s centrepiece education policy from the 2008 election should they find themselves in the big office after September 23 this year.
Minister of Education Nikki Kaye today announced a $3 million package to help ease teaching shortages in Auckland, after the NZEI reported that two thirds of Auckland teachers are considering leaving the region because they can't afford to live there, but president of the NZEI Lynda Stuart tells Education Central she's not convinced.
Local students will be joining thousands across the country as they aim to break a world record today.
Girls know almost 20 per cent more words than boys by the age of 2, a new study has found.
A recent survey canvassing primary and intermediate schools demonstrates that the message is getting through: student well-being, behaviour, and learning are closely linked.