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Child Poverty: Pointing the finger in the right direction.

By Alwyn Poole www.innovativeducation.co.nz In an affluent country like New Zealand children are in material deprivation for one of two reasons. Either their parent(s) are not earning/receiving enough money in a relatively high cost nation...

White-Gaze Centred Judgements

Since I completed my Term 3 visits with the school leaders I am privileged to work with, I’ve been thinking.  Firstly, some context: 11 of the 12 schools are deciles one to four, primary,...

Finding the magic number

Education Review delves into at what is driving the push to increase class sizes and why the education sector is so opposed.

‘Role Model’ teachers are central to good character education

New research shows that when teachers view themselves as character educators it helps develop a shared "virtue literacy" with students.

Later bedtimes fine for pre-schoolers if they get enough sleep

Parents of pre-schoolers can take reassurance from new Otago research which shows early bedtimes aren’t vital for healthy development, as long as young children get enough sleep.

NZ parents concerned children could catch COVID-19 at school – Otago study

More than 60 per cent of parents were either ‘extremely’, ‘very’ or ‘somewhat’ worried about their children catching COVID-19 at school, when surveyed just prior to schools reopening at Alert Level 2.

Novel approach enables improved capabilities for autism research in New Zealand

A method for identifying children and young people on the autism spectrum/Takiwātanga using health data within the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) has been developed.

Online survey to help drive revitalisation of te reo Māori

An online survey has been launched to help understand the initiatives already underway driving the revitalisation of te reo Māori with the intention of creating a free database.

Calling all ECE teachers for research project

SUSAN BATES is calling for early childhood teachers to participate in a research project aimed at gauging conditions, expectations and experiences of ECE teachers in New Zealand, in the context of their health and well-being.

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.

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