Seventeen-year-old Kaanihi Butler-Hare is a student at the Māori immersion kura, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Ara Whānui in Lower Hutt. He is studying English through Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) and wrote this persuasive piece about Te Reo Māori for his level 2 Writing folio.
Villa Education Trust’s Alwyn Poole says teachers need to look at how they can improve the system for all students before asking for a pay rise.
Lyall Lukey, Convener of the recent Education Leaders Forum “Valuing Educators-Revaluing Education” argues that precipitate strike action is counterproductive to lifting the status and salaries of present teachers and recruiting the next generation.
A secondary school teacher says we need students to realise that learning extends beyond the requirements of the Achievement Standard and is relevant, exciting and necessary in the 21st century.
Derek Olphert responds to Professor John Morgan’s article on the need for critical studies of education.
It looks like the charter school debate-come-debacle, might have come to a good, and if not good, a satisfactory end.
Peter Lyons says we need to seriously rethink the way we appraise teachers.
Chief executive of the Primary ITO, Linda Sissons says an extra 50,000 primary sector qualified workers will be needed by 2025 to meet the Government’s growth demands.
Aspiring primary teacher Christian Ioka has learned an important lesson - that the best learning comes from one’s mistakes and failures while on practicum.
There's been outrage recently about schools around New Zealand making cross-country optional to save children the embarrassment of competing.