Students at a South Auckland high school have started a petition against having to sit an exam online - a move which will force some of them to buy new laptops.
The passing of the second reading of the Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa) Amendment Bill means teachers are a step closer to directly electing representatives onto their own professional body.
Dr Nina Hood looks at the potential for Communities of Learning│Kāhui Ako (CoLs) to drive system-wide improvement and innovation.
Addressing the social and cultural challenges confronting our education system is still top of the list before any real traction can be made with other issues begging for educators’ attention. That was one of the main messages to emerge from the Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua this week.
Rotorua secondary school principals are in no hurry to join a national groundswell away from National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 1.
The simple know-remember-recall learning process transformed into something more complex and continues to evolve. Mark Treadwell discusses these changes and how educators and parents need to embrace them.
A Murupara-based long-time educator has hit out at the Education Minister's decisions to close partnership schools in favour of special character schools.
National will reduce primary class sizes if it comes into power in 2020, leader Simon Bridges says.