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Friday, October 22, 2021

Wagging warning to parents: Take school attendance seriously

Fewer students are attending school regularly as figures reveal "patterns of absences". And the Government is warning parents to take their child's school attendance more seriously. Data taken from Term 2 last year showed there was...

Digital technology becoming compulsory in school curriculum

Digital technologies learning is to be added to the school curriculum

Opinion: Rethinking the assumptions of our financial education

Jack Goldingham Newsom discusses the financial education curriculum.

Editorial: Until te reo is in the core curriculum, progress will be slow

Is it time all New Zealanders learned Māori at school?

Reliability of National Standards assessments called into question

A recent report has cast doubts over the reliability of teachers’ National Standards assessments and rises in student achievement.

The write path to remedial spelling

The campaigner, the Ministry, and the schools. JUDE BARBACK considers the different stances when it comes to addressing remedial spelling in schools.

Curriculum wars: coming to Aotearoa?

An unusual alliance, between a radical and polarising academic and a right-wing think tank, may drag New Zealand’s education system into the throes of a debate that’s been raging overseas, but has largely passed us by until now writes Tom Haig.

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.

Sweeping changes to City College’s curriculum for 2018

Whanganui City College is scrapping its subject-based learning.

Editorial: NCEA, assessment and attitudes must change

Senior school students received their NCEA results this week and few will have been surprised. Their teachers will have ensured that most of them got their required credits from internal assessments before they sat the national exams.

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