Professor PAUL MOON says making Te Reo compulsory in schools is not the answer.
Senior school students received their NCEA results this week and few will have been surprised. Their teachers will have ensured that most of them got their required credits from internal assessments before they sat the national exams.
As National Standards gets shown the door it's worth remembering what the world looked like eight years ago. Back then, parents weren't in the dark about their children's academic progress.
Whanganui City College is scrapping its subject-based learning.
JAMES THOMLINSON, aka 'Mr T' discusses how the way writing is assessed forces teachers to put too much emphasis on aspects like spelling and punctuation.
A South Taranaki school is weaving protest into the teaching of the curriculum.
Digital technologies learning is to be added to the school curriculum
SARAH AIONO of Longworth Education suggests that a successful play-based learning environment requires a level of skill by teachers not easily understood by school management.
This year’s election is about to hove into view and it’s time once more to consider everybody’s pitch. National Standards is a flagship government policy that’s very much on the line, with the controversy and opposition to its introduction nearly a decade ago refusing to go away. JAYLAN BOYLE considers again some of the main objections and invites Labour’s Chris Hipkins to discuss his version of a post-National Standards world.