Camilla Highfield is the director of Team Solutions - the professional development provider of University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work.
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.
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.
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.