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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Watch NZH Local Focus: Science a sore point in the Bay of Plenty

Science is not being taught enough in primary and intermediate schools - something House of Science founder Chris Duggan is working to change.

Improving Māori student achievement through effective use of data

Research out of the University of Auckland highlights just how important the effective use of quality data in schools is in helping to raise Māori student achievement.

A uniquely Aotearoa New Zealand-informed approach to evaluating information

Angela Feekery and Carla Jeffrey created an online learning module to introduce students to source types considered to be quality professional information.

What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary

In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.

Impact Coaching improves engagement with students

A group of schools in Nelson is taking part in a process called Impact Coaching, where teachers are observed by their peers and given judgement-free feedback.

Boosting oracy at Burnside

With 70 per cent of their new entrants starting school lacking basic oracy skills, the teachers at Burnside Primary knew something had to be done.

Enhancing the relevance of new learning

Students learn most effectively when they understand what they are learning, why they are learning it, and how they will be able to use their new learning. Steve Mouldey digs deeper into the New Zealand Curriculum.

Experts and naturals: should we make the move to universal postgraduate ITE?

As the Education Council prepares to take their pitch for a move to postgraduate ITE on the road, it seems inevitable that the proposal will get over the line.

Kaitao Intermediate ensuring positive behaviour in pupils

A Rotorua school principal believes schools nationwide need to adopt new ways of thinking to ensure they abide by the standards for physical restraint.

Opinion: Mayleen Gautusa – ‘Solution-itis’: No such thing as a quick fix

Mayleen Gautusa argues that there is no quick fix when it comes to improving our students' reading abilities.
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