EdTech entrepreneurs, policy makers and educators from around the world will descend on Helsinki, Finland for the Hundred Innovation Summit on October 4-6.
Natasha Miller teaches children in a similar catchment as that described by Sam Oldham in his controversial opinion piece, What life looks like at NZ's largest decile one high school. Here, she presents a different view.
Frances Valintine, Founder The Mind Lab by Unitec & Tech Futures Lab, questions the recent global rankings that claimed New Zealand has the most future-focused education system in the world.
Dr Noeline Wright has observed the development of one of New Zealand’s most progressive high schools, Hobsonville Point Secondary School since the very beginning.
Professor John Hattie returned to his old stomping ground on Monday night to challenge educators’ thinking around what really works in education.
In this, the third article of a series by Mark Treadwell, we look further at the emerging model for how the brain learns. The implications of this model ensure that learners will have the capability sets that can empower them to take their place within their communities in this century and not last century.
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.
Having the confidence to try new things and admit when you don’t understand something is a vital part of learning, yet it is also one that many students struggle with. New research has revealed some of the reasons why students retreat from uncertainty, and how educators can help.
Te Reo Māori is the waka that carries the tikanga. It’s Te Wiki o te Reo Maori (Maori Language week). This year’s theme is Kia ora te reo - Let the Māori language live. Here JODY HOPKINSON looks at three education initiatives aimed at doing just that.