The research shows the enrichment classes are not enough to cater for gifted students. What should schools be doing instead? JUDE BARBACK investigates.
Massey University doctoral student SARAH AIONO discusses the impact of National Standards on students in their first year of schooling.
As a new website about device use in schools launches today, Rachel Helyer Donaldson looks at the quality and quantity of digital technology use in Kiwi classrooms.
You may not have heard of Kaitao Intermediate School but you’ve probably driven past. The school sits in the Western Heights area of Rotorua, home to Mt Ngongotaha and the Skyline, one of the...
Professor John Hattie’s meta-analyses have helped to unveil effective teaching and learning practices. Here, LYNDA SHANKS shares how this research is being made accessible to schools and teachers through the popular Visible Learningplus programme.
Dr Noeline Wright has observed the development of one of New Zealand’s most progressive high schools, Hobsonville Point Secondary School since the very beginning.
Damning research from the OECD tells us that New Zealand’s most disadvantaged students struggle academically more than their overseas counterparts. Why are we no closer to understanding the correlation between socio-economic status and student achievement? Is it time to stop labelling and comparing our tamariki? Is it time to shift our focus to the many unique stories of student success that look beyond mere test results? By JUDE BARBACK.
Teachers have made another push to make New Zealand’s history a mandatory part of the school curriculum. The New Zealand History Teachers’ Association has urged the Government to ensure schools “teach our own past” to...