Should we be focusing on teaching our kids to problem solve and communicate? Or is it more important for them to have a foundation of knowledge? Rachel Helyer Donaldson takes stock of the debate.
Massive leaps in technology throughout the past two decades have made huge differences to the ways in which we communicate. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
It’s quite normal to worry whether your nearly five-year-old is ‘school ready’. Yet when the evidence is considered, it is apparent there is no better preparation for learning than play. By Anna Clements.
Advancements in technology and changes in industry are driving home the importance of keeping skill sets relevant to meet the needs of ever-changing jobs. By Rebekah Fraser.
The important social and emotional skills needed later in life have their grounding in early childhood education. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
A new era in state-of-the-art virtual conferences will be on display at the upcoming New Zealand Vocational Education Training Research Forum (NZVETRF) forum.
Early childhood education researcher Kelly Warren says the emphasis needs to change from focusing on young children acquiring formal learning behaviours to fostering social and emotional skills.
Annie Graham-Riley looks at the new bite-sized qualifications that look set to change the relationship between work and study.