JUDE BARBACK takes stock of what students, principals, unions and academics think of the six big opportunities on the table for the NCEA review – and the review itself.
Speaking at the recent 12th annual Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua, Phil Ker, CE Otago Polytechnic generated interest with his presentation “Micro-credentials: an old dog with some new tricks!” ELF Convener Lyall Lukey explains why.
Some New Zealand schools choose to combine NCEA with alternative qualifications, such as the IB Diploma. Education Central questions how this works in the day-to-day life of a school.
From MOOCs to micro-credentials, tertiary education and training is adapting to keep pace with a changing world. But, asks Education Central, what might that mean for New Zealand institutions, and is the degree under threat?