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Inequality of school achievement: why the events of 2012 will not fix the problem

JOHN CLARK examines the long tail of underachievement through key events this year, including the class sizes controversy, charter schools debate, National Standards, and the Ministerial Cross-Sector Forum on Raising Achievement.

Poroti School students get taste of district leadership

Students from a small rural Whangarei school swapped their classroom for a chamber and their books for an agenda as they took on the district's top jobs.

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International students inject $103m into Tauranga’s economy

International students have pumped $103 million into Tauranga's economy and supported 1167 jobs in just one year.

The Salisbury story

When Judge Dobson overruled the Ministry of Education’s decision to close Salisbury School, many were relieved. But the threat of closure has cast a question mark over the future of special education in New Zealand.

Teacher organisations welcome freedom from National Standards

Primary principal and teacher organisations say teachers are looking forward to embracing the full curriculum in the absence of National Standards.

Polyfest at 43: Potential for deep learning – untapped!

Siliva Gaugatao believes Polyfest offers opportunities for greater student engagement and deeper learning.

Mentoring programme engaging vulnerable youth

Led by youth development experts Dr Pat Bullen (pictured below) and Dr Kelsey Deane, both senior lecturers at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work, Campus Connections Aotearoa is now in...

Tauranga to lose more principals, dozens of teachers leave last year

Tauranga is about to lose more school principals, and lost dozens of teachers last year, amid growing concerns about the pressure of today's education system.

Youth health services provided at school

Pastoral care in schools is increasingly growing and the school health nurse is playing a key role in looking after student health and wellbeing, even going so far as screening for emotional distress.
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