When used correctly, in combination with other teaching methods such as group projects and presentations, exams are an extremely effective teaching tool. Dr Michael S. W. Lee explains.
CAMILLA HIGHFIELD is encouraged by the new coalition government's move to reinstate Te Kotahitanga and other targeted programmes that will help ensure success for all New Zealand students on an individual level.
The PPTA is considering placing payment of professional certification fees by the Ministry of Education in the Secondary Teachers’ Collective Agreement. By ANGELA ROBERTS.
Polytechs need to improve their training courses for the disadvantaged says Gus Gilmore.
Schools need more teachers, better paid, more than content reviews says James Bentley.
Primary school education was seldom mentioned throughout the election campaign and yet for everyone with children or grandchildren education plays an extremely important part in their lives.
Chief Executive of Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) Kathy Wolfe is calling on political parties to address key policies involving early childhood education.
Dr Michael Harvey responds to visiting UK principal Katharine Birbalsingh's claims that educators should focus on teaching content, not skills. He argues that educators should be striving for a balance between both skills and content.
John Laing's teaching career spanned almost 40 years, a lot of that spent as a rural primary teaching principal. Last year, after weathering so many changes in the education landscape, he decided he couldn't see a way to stay in the profession until retirement and maintain what work/life balance he'd managed to hold onto. In this article John reflects on some of the reasons that stacked up behind his decision to leave education.