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Editorial: Until te reo is in the core curriculum, progress will be slow

Is it time all New Zealanders learned Māori at school?

Greens zero in on compulsory te reo Māori in schools

The Greens are on a mission to sway their coalition partners in favour of te reo Māori as a core curriculum subject by 2025.

New research shows boys do better at single-sex schools

New research shows that over the period from 2013 to 2016, young men from single sex boys’ schools have gained NCEA qualifications, University Entrance and New Zealand Scholarship passes in greater proportions than their counterparts at co-educational schools.

School leaver data shows improved achievement for Māori and Pacific students

Recent school leaver achievement data shows improved outcomes for most learners, and particularly for Māori and Pacific students.

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Ara Rima students win Trans-Tasman maths comp

New Zealand schools shine in the annual Matific Games competition.

Auckland schools ask Government to walk the talk on te reo in schools

Auckland schools are calling on the Government to back a programme delivering te reo classes, saying they don't have the capacity to do it on their own.

Kupe Scholarships encourage Māori and Pacific students into teaching

Thirty highly-accomplished Māori and Pasifika student teachers have been awarded prestigious Kupe Scholarships. The Scholarships aim to attract Māori and Pasifika high achievers to the teaching profession and support them to become inspiring teachers and role...

Addressing social challenges in education remains our biggest priority

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.

Whakawhanaungatanga: redefining pastoral care

Reflecting on the recent Māori tertiary education hui, Tuia te ako, Turaukawa Bartlett said delegates discussed the need to re-situate Māori hauora as the fundamental element and pre-determinant to learning success.

Dr Lance O’Sullivan voices support for charter schools

Dr Lance O'Sullivan says it is a tragedy to see charter schools close when they are working so well for a large number of Maori and Pacific Island students.
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REIMAGINING QUALIFICATIONS

Why should we reimagine qualifications?

JUDE BARBACK introduces Education Central’s special feature series ‘Reimagining Qualifications’ with a trip down memory lane.

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