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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Innovative learning environments: where’s the evidence?

MARK OSBORNE suggests that when teacher pedagogy and physical learning environments are aligned there are significant gains to be made in achievement.

Kiwi quality of life draws teachers from UK

With a beach just 100 metres from their classrooms and homes close by, the contrast to their former working lives at schools in London couldn’t be more striking for two teachers working on the West Coast of the South Island

Learning by cooking wins school award

A school that teaches reading and maths by cooking has won the country's first "Young Gardener of the Year" awards.

ADVENTUROUS LEARNING – Inside and Outside the classroom

MIKE BROWN and SIMON BEAMES discuss their new book, Adventurous Learning: A pedagogy for a changing world, which presents a framework for enhanced learning experiences.

“HEROES IN OUR SOCIETY”: Singing the praises of excellent tertiary teachers

The recipients of the 2013 Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards prove that teaching excellence can benefit learners and strengthen communities.

Teachers call for more research on ‘dangerous experiment’ of modern learning environments

High-school teachers have asked for more research on what they say is a "dangerous experiment" of putting several classes together in multi-teacher "modern learning environments".

Reflections of a first-time principal

Ruawai Primary School principal CURTIS GAYLOR talks about taking the step to the position of principal and what he’s learned along the way.

Game development not stopping teens in lockdown

Wellington-based game development team GameFroot has not allowed the Level Four lockdown to discontinue their work. NCEA accredited and used by schools around the country, GameFroot have been working hard to allow school children to...

The path to principalship

TRACEY GURNEY shares her path to a principal position at Ballance School, a small rural school in Pahiatua, Manawatū.

Opinion: Frances Valintine – Future-focused? Who are we fooling?

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.

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