A recent report has cast doubts over the reliability of teachers’ National Standards assessments and rises in student achievement.
DR JOHN BOEREBOOM says the increasing pass rates are masking concerns around the quality of the mix of achievement standards taken by different students to achieve NCEA.
While the news that digital technologies is to be included in The New Zealand Curriculum has been broadly welcomed, many believe the announcement falls short in a number of ways. By JUDE BARBACK.
While attitudes are slowly changing, the subject of death is still cloaked in stigma and taboo. JUDE BARBACK examines calls to educate children about death, dying and ageing.
Anna Clements looks at a Bay of Plenty school that is experiencing the joys and benefits of implementing a play-based learning approach.
Digital technologies learning is to be added to the school curriculum
A South Taranaki school is weaving protest into the teaching of the curriculum.
Whanganui City College is scrapping its subject-based learning.