In a traditional academic model, we group students together, usually by age and perceived ability, and they shepherd them all together at the same pace. Here, Conrad Waitoa talks about the idea of letting students tap into their potential by mastering concepts
New Zealand held its own at the WorldSkills International Competition in Abu Dhabi this month, with the WorldSkills New Zealand team bringing home a gold medal and five medallions of excellence.
Roquette opens new Asia Pacific Headquarters - these new facilities will be focused on Food, Nutrition and Pharma to better address eating habits and health concerns of Asian consumers.
Whanganui City College is scrapping its subject-based learning.
An Ako Aotearoa co-funded project currently in progress, is already providing adult learners with dyslexia the assistance they need to be successful in their tertiary studies.
The University of Auckland’s Dean of Education and Social Work, Professor Graeme Aitken, grew up in schools and knew he was going to be a teacher from age 15. Now retiring after 40 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, university lecturer and Dean, he presented a retrospective lecture of his time in Education.
DYLAN WOODHOUSE, a Year 12 student from St Paul's Collegiate in Hamilton, was one of ten secondary students to represent New Zealand in Europe for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Here, he reflects on what a moving experience it was.
Developing empathy and encouraging humane treatment towards all animals from the next generation is behind the SPCA’s launch of a series of storybooks for primary school children.