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Play IS learning: why play-time matters more than you think

Anna Clements looks at a Bay of Plenty school that is experiencing the joys and benefits of implementing a play-based learning approach.

Digital technology becoming compulsory in school curriculum

Digital technologies learning is to be added to the school curriculum

History in the making: the push to change the curriculum

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...

Life after National Standards: business as usual, or opportunity for change?

Rachel Helyer Donaldson talks to schools about finding the new normal now that National Standards are a thing of the past.

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.

The primary years – NZC, Cambridge or IB?

While the vast majority of New Zealand primary schools follow The New Zealand Curriculum, a small number favour the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme or the Cambridge International Primary Programme. Here, proponents of each system discuss the relative merits and weaknesses.

Do Cambridge exams plug an NCEA-shaped hole?

As NCEA comes under scrutiny, Education Review questions whether Cambridge exams do a better job than our national school qualification at preparing our students for university study.

Student-led signing club creates inclusion

A student-led sign language club is helping Wellington students communicate while also raising awareness of one of New Zealand’s three official languages.

Online or onsite education: how do you choose?

There are so many reasons for choosing e-learning. You can study when and where you choose, thereby slotting it in around commitments of work and home. There is no cost attached to opening a...

Innovative assessment scheme enhances learning

Research into a ground-breaking new assessment scheme for high school students aims to boost achievement and help students and their families better understand the learning experience.

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