NZ Initiative Research Fellow Briar Lipson responds to the PPTA’s blog and continues the debate around curriculum, knowledge and skills.
Creator of Chapter Chat Stephen Baker explains his reasons for choosing Twitter to host the literacy initiative.
PPTA president Jack Boyle sheds some light on the controversial findings of a recent communities of learning (COL) survey.
Peter Lyons believes Communities of Learning (CoLs) are an ill-defined policy and a waste of money
Catherine Kelsey says the polarising perspectives discussed in the recent articles on 21st century skills published on Education Central are unhelpful and dangerous. Teachers should focus on the needs of their students and communities, rather than those of the workforce.
Peter O’Connor says removing education as a political football could be this government’s greatest achievement.
The widening gap between the have-nots and have-lots requires bridges not diversions writes Terry Sarten.
STEVE MORRIS responds to Briar Lipson’s polarising article on 21st century skills.