Susan Bates raises concerns about the potentially damaging effects of the high noise levels in many early childhood education centres in New Zealand and asks: what is being done about it?
ECE researcher Kelly Warren says the emphasis needs to change from focussing on young children acquiring formal learning behaviours to fostering social and emotional skills.
As social media looms ever larger in our lives, so too does concern about its effects on young people. SOUMYA BHAMIDIPATI looks at how parents, students and teachers are keeping kids safe online.
New research shows that the fees-free policy is only influencing a small percentage of students’ decision to study, and these students are often more likely to struggle and drop out. But are we providing institutions with enough funding to adequately support these students?
Angela Millar’s research shows that in order for principals and teachers to carry out effective teaching and learning, inequities in resourcing, professional development and home-school relationships must be addressed.
Sally Birdsall says although students’ climate change message was muffled by what happened on the same day in Christchurch, it’s important their voices are still heard on this important issue.