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Opinion: Jenesa Jeram – Education under the x-ray

NZ Initiative Research Fellow Jenesa Jeram says inequality in average educational achievement can obscure the real gains and improvements some schools and students are making.

PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Teacher’s YouTube channel takes the jargon out of assessment language

If the thought of deciphering your child’s report gives you a headache and you don’t know your 4b for reading from your 2a, 2b or 2p in maths, a new YouTube channel explaining assessment language could be for you.

The unicycle and the union

How much longer can schools meet their students’ needs and remain innovative and exciting alongside persistent under-funding. JUDE BARBACK visits Gate Pa School in Tauranga to get a sense of one school’s efforts to provide great opportunities in an increasingly difficult educational climate.

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INSPIRATION & INNOVATIVE PRACTICE

The unicycle and the union

How much longer can schools meet their students’ needs and remain innovative and exciting alongside persistent under-funding. JUDE BARBACK visits Gate Pa School in Tauranga to get a sense of one school’s efforts to provide great opportunities in an increasingly difficult educational climate.

Reading Matters: Device or Paper?

Year 9 student Willa McLachlan shares the findings of her science fair project which compared reading on a device with reading on paper to determine the effect it had on comprehension.

BASF Kids’ Lab brings magic of chemistry to Auckland children

More than 450 local primary students are about to get hands-on experience with science at the University of Auckland.

John Hattie – Too much discussion in the wrong places

Professor John Hattie returned to his old stomping ground on Monday night to challenge educators’ thinking around what really works in education.
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