New Zealand has vocational training. But what happens in secondary school before students start a vocational programme matters. The difference between our system and Germany's systems was striking Martine Udahemuka writes.
Tracy Riley responds to Alwyn Poole’s opinion piece, Re-defining Genius, saying it is not the label of giftedness that is damaging, but a lack of professional engagement with theories, research and practices related to learning.
If New Zealand’s universities partnered with industry and created STEAM courses reflecting the skills needed by industry, it would help close the digital skills gap.
Right now, we are in the calm eye of the storm when it comes to education policy in New Zealand. While some policies have been abruptly swept to the wall (such as National Standards, charter schools), others are still waiting to hatch writes Karen Spencer.
The review is about repurposing schools for the 21st century. Katie Fitzpatrick takes a closer look.
Stuart McCutcheon says professors are missing the mark on what's hurting universities.
NZ Initiative Chairman Roger Partridge says we are heading down a slippery slope if we start regulating the word ‘teacher’.
Peter Lyons questions what really constitutes a ‘professional’ teacher.