Following the UK's move to make first aid training compulsory in state schools, St John New Zealand are pushing for the same in Kiwi schools so that every school leaver graduates with basic first aid education.
It is Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori and as the Green Party calls again for Te Reo Māori to be a core curriculum subject by 2025, Jody Hopkinson looks at examples where our first language is being honoured.
Submissions on the NCEA Review have just closed, but do the ‘Big Opportunities’ outlined by the review really address the workloads caused by NCEA? Soumya Bhamidipati talks to a teacher and student about their thoughts on workload, assessment and the way we learn and teach.
Educators are calling for intensive English courses for foreign students who arrive in New Zealand schools with very little or no English, as statistics show that many fail to get University Entrance.
Professor PAUL MOON says making Te Reo compulsory in schools is not the answer.
Thousands of students will be sitting some of their NCEA exams this year using a laptop or PC, as digital assessment starts to roll out in earnest. On all but one exam day in November...
An initiative aiming to improve education for thousands of Whangārei students will bring together 600 teachers and 44 schools.
This year’s election is about to hove into view and it’s time once more to consider everybody’s pitch. National Standards is a flagship government policy that’s very much on the line, with the controversy and opposition to its introduction nearly a decade ago refusing to go away. JAYLAN BOYLE considers again some of the main objections and invites Labour’s Chris Hipkins to discuss his version of a post-National Standards world.