A new report recommending significant changes to education in New Zealand has just been released - its findings could mean the biggest changes in 30 years.
The Government has announced funding for 600 new learning support coordinators (LSCs) to focus on students with complex needs. What does this mean for our children, our schools – and our future? Might it bring us a step closer towards equity and excellence in education? By Anna Clements.
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.
Secondary school students in New Zealand undergo multiple assessments to obtain an NCEA qualification. Soumya Bhamidipati talks to Principal Maurie Abraham about what it would mean to have a singular assessment at the end of a student’s educational journey instead.
Education Central is delighted to introduce Dr Melinda Webber as our newest panel member for our first ChalkTalks panel discussion, ‘Under the Microscope: The NCEA Review’.
A charter school set up by the Manukau Urban Māori Authority when Willie Jackson was its chief executive has been approved to become a state-integrated school.