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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.

How MACS are improving opportunities for Māori leaders

LIZ HAWES discusses how the Ministry of Education, the New Zealand Principals’ Federation and Te Akatea, the Māori Principals’ Association have worked together to develop a professional learning development programme for teachers of Māori learners.

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.

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.

Chapman College to be taken over by Bethlehem College

Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced an increase to the maximum roll of Bethlehem College in Tauranga, and approval for the college to establish a new campus in Rotorua.

Behind ‘Disobedient Teaching’

It was a Wednesday night and raining. I had driven into town with one hand wiping the interior windscreen and the other anxiously trying to manoeuvre the steering wheel as I navigated the oncoming...

Role models in Education: Providing a platform for professional development

ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY looks at a sporting initiative that has opened the doors to more collaboration and collegiality among schools.

Whangaehu School principal’s role step up for Trish Reddish

The new principal at Whangaehu School, who took up the role on August 21, believes she has the best of both worlds.

ENACTING SCHOOL VISION – Are we walking the talk?

Core Education’s JO WILSON describes the steps schools and communities can take in order to achieve their preferable future

Building a system’s capacity to improve: what does it take?

In this second article of a three-part series, Dr Nina Hood discusses the value and importance of improvement networks in driving innovation and improvement to learning experiences.
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