A top educationalist says New Zealand educators need to "wake up" after yet another international study has found our children's performance sliding - this time a study of the poorest quarter of children in each country.
Having the confidence to try new things and admit when you don’t understand something is a vital part of learning, yet it is also one that many students struggle with. New research has revealed some of the reasons why students retreat from uncertainty, and how educators can help.
New NZCER survey finds that while most schools are incorporating te reo Māori into their practice, it is often used at a very basic level, such as greetings and instructions.
A newly released NZCER survey shows parents are generally happy with the information they receive from schools, but reporting on achievement of subjects outside National Standards could be better.
In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.
Mayleen Gautusa argues that there is no quick fix when it comes to improving our students' reading abilities.