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.
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.
JUDE BARBACK looks at the arguments for and against making te reo Māori compulsory in New Zealand schools.
From small town Otangarei a local teacher could be teaching te reo to a group of Maori students across the ditch.
Taupo is to get a charter school - a boarding school aimed at Maori boys in Years 11 to 13 with an emphasis on outdoor education.
A new site has been purchased for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Wānanga Whare Tāpere o Takitimu in Hastings, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe announced today.
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.
The Urespa Project, which aims to revitalise Japan’s indigenous Ainu’s culture and language wants to learn how Māori are revitalising their language.