16.7 C
Wellington, NZ
Friday, January 21, 2022

Integrating digital technology – one school’s great GAFE journey

CRAIG McDONALD and BEC POWER share how the integration of digital technology is supporting their school’s transition to modern learning environments and is helping to enhance and redefine learning.

Men in ECE: no easy answers without a shift in society

JAYLAN BOYLE looks at accusation bias scaring men away from a career in early childhood education (ECE).

Are we failing our students with learning differences?

GUY POPE-MAYELL says the recent Select Committee Inquiry [into the identification and support for students with the significant challenges of dyslexia, dyspraxia and autism spectrum disorders in primary and secondary schools] provided a chilling insight into the problems that students with learning differences can face. He outlines some of the issues and potential solutions.

Inclusive education – where are we going wrong?

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.

Emerging from The Mind Lab

Kristin School teacher, NATHAN CALVERT was among the first 130 teachers to undertake The Mind Lab by Unitec’s Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital and Collaborative Learning). He was named as the winner of the NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award. Here, Education Review asks him about the award, the course and the future.

Is the board of trustees model working?

DR STUART MIDDLETON questions the effectiveness of New Zealand’s current system of school governance.

NCEA not up to standard, new report says

The flexibility of NCEA may also be its drawback, according to a new report by public policy think tank the New Zealand Initiative (NZI).

Phonics is the big debate

Who is for and against the phonics debate in New Zealand.

Investing in Educational Success (IES) – moving on from stalemate

With the Government’s Investing in Educational Success (IES) policy now underway, JUDE BARBACK takes stock of the loose ends, most significantly how the NZEI’s new initiative will work alongside a policy it has rejected.

Rigid approach preventing CoLs from flourishing

Concerns that the Government’s ‘managerial focus’ is stunting the development of the Government’s Investing in Educational Success (IES) policy are supported by a significant underspend of the IES budget so far.

SPONSORED ARTICLES

Tui Tuia | Learning Circle growing kaupapa Māori expertise with new...

Tui Tuia | Learning Circle welcomes Marisa Pene to Te Whānau Maioha to support kura (schools) and kaioko (teachers)
X