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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Press play: achieving a school-life balance

Seeking a balance in life isn’t just for busy professionals and time-poor parents – it’s something we should be encouraging in our kids too, and as with most good habits, the earlier we start the better. By Jaylan Boyle.

Signalling an end to readers/writers – the effectiveness of assistive technologies

When Kapiti College found providing reader/writers to its growing number of dyslexic students unsustainable, it looked to assistive technologies for answers.

Lifelong learning in rural Costa Rica

Soumya Bhamidipati visits Coope San Juan to learn what education means to this obscure Tico community.

Government drops NCEA plans for primary and intermediate school children

The government has dropped controversial plans to let primary and intermediate school children sit NCEA literacy and numeracy tests. The Education Ministry today announced the tests, aimed at raising the minimum NCEA benchmark for reading,...

There’s no iPad in team or is there?

Tablet devices are excellent for individual independent learning, but do they promote collaboration in the classroom? JUDE BARBACK finds out.

Concerns at performance-based funding

The Minister of Education’s suggestion at a new funding system driven by achievement data has raised concerns that it will increase inequality among New Zealand schools.


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)