Two leading Māori educators yesterday lodged a Treaty of Waitangi claim alleging that the Government closing charter schools will disproportionately affect Māori who make up the majority of charter school students.
Not enough New Zealand history is being taught in schools, MPs were told today by history teachers themselves.
Submissions on the Education Amendment Bill regarding the removal of charter schools and National Standards were heard by the Education and Workforce Select Committee today.
Headmistress of a low-decile inner-city London school, Katharine Birbalsingh, believes traditional teaching methods and a curriculum driven by content are the hallmarks of a quality education. JUDE BARBACK was among those to attend her presentation last night.
Instead of focusing on the ‘piece of paper’ at the end, our education system should be geared to produce the skills needed by industry. By Meriana Johnsen.
The new group appointed to guide the reform of New Zealand’s education system has been given the brief to hold the government accountable to what people are saying.
Rebekah Fraser attended the first Education Summit in Christchurch.
School students at an education summit are calling for schools that are more relevant to their lives - not just academic learning.