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Record numbers join in Pink Shirt Day today

This year’s Pink Shirt Day has a specific Māori and Pasifika community focus.

The skepticism threshold: is there any evidence for inquiry learning?

Tom Bennett of ResearchED is scathing when it comes to quality in education research, and our credulousness in leaving it unchallenged.

Educators don’t want to make ‘Sophie’s Choice’ decisions about which kids to help

With Budget Day tomorrow, there are calls from the education sector to properly resource special education so that schools are not forced to make impossible decisions about which children to help. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.

Bullying Free Week: ‘Teachers are bullied too’

Teachers say it's not just children who are getting bullied at schools - many teachers are also being bullied by their bosses and colleagues.

Education summit: What would you do as NZ education boss?

Almost 9000 people so far have taken part in an online "education conversation" aimed at developing "an ensuring 30-year approach to education" that will survive political changes.

Budget 2018: Election promises to be delivered, but pay hike headaches loom

Education promises likely to be met in Budget but squeeze may go on future spending.

Budget 2018: More specialist help for preschoolers with special needs

A small Budget increase for early intervention services will halve the waiting list of preschoolers needing extra help, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced.

Transformation not tinkering

A University of Auckland professor of disability studies and inclusive education argues for a total rethink of the purpose of education to inform Tomorrow’s Schools Review.

Minister announces end of charter schools

All existing charter schools have applied to become state or integrated schools, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.

Transforming the curriculum for the technological age

Instead of focusing on the ‘piece of paper’ at the end, our education system should be geared to produce the skills needed by industry. By Meriana Johnsen.
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