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Saturday, January 16, 2021

High school students call for life lessons, not just academic subjects

School students at an education summit are calling for schools that are more relevant to their lives - not just academic learning.

Rethinking learning support

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.

ECE must be part of New Zealand education policy and systems

Early childhood advocates want to see early childhood education included in overarching New Zealand education policy.

The charter school, the state school and the union

JUDE BARBACK looks at the mounting tensions in Northland as PPTA members enforce their ban on teaching students from the new partnership school.

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...

Epic battle starts over Tomorrow’s Schools reforms

In the Weekend Herald's survey, schools are split on whether the funding changes proposed in the taskforce report will benefit their pupils.

Local Focus: Why a Whanganui kindergarten is teaching kids outdoors

A Whanganui based kindergarten is taking education into the great outdoors, with learning taking place under the watchful eye of Mother Nature.

Strong panel drives debate on Tomorrow’s Schools Review

Education Central ChalkTalks panel discussion on the Tomorrow’s Schools Review last night was one of the most robust debates on the proposed reforms to date.

NCEA vs other systems: the downside of picking sides

The 10th anniversary of NCEA reveals there is still division in the ranks, with many elite schools offering alternative options for students.

MPs on Māori affairs select committee told not enough New Zealand history being taught...

Not enough New Zealand history is being taught in schools, MPs were told today by history teachers themselves.

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