A shiver went down my spine as I read Deborah Hill Cone's opinion piece demonising early childhood education. Has she been into an early learning centre lately? Has she talked to families about the choices we make for the care of our kids?
There needs to be some personal context for this opinion piece. Three years ago, I “retyred” after 48 years in education. My roles have included secondary teaching, union activist, teacher recruitment manager, and working...
What’s it like for trainee teachers to go into schools to put theory into practice? Third-year University of Auckland early childhood student Holly Preece-Honeysett reflects on the whirlwind that is practicum.
Following on from his recent opinion piece in Education Central and in response to discussion on this topic, Peter Lyons continues the debate.
Whether motivated by opportunity, adventure, war, or speedier student debt repayment, overseas experience (OE) has for generations been part of becoming a New Zealander.
Lyall Lukey responds to a pre-Covid article on EdTech and previews virtual live ELF20: Leading Change and Managing Transitions.
It looks like the charter school debate-come-debacle, might have come to a good, and if not good, a satisfactory end.
A secondary school teacher says teachers need to inform themselves about what CoLs are achieving before passing judgement.
Evidence shows that National Standards have not improved achievement, however the new government should consider retaining some of the recent tools that focus on learning progress.
Head of the School of Language and Culture at Auckland University of Technology, SHARON HARVEY says we need to think carefully about which languages we teach in our schools and why.