A secondary school teacher says we need students to realise that learning extends beyond the requirements of the Achievement Standard and is relevant, exciting and necessary in the 21st century.
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.
There's been outrage recently about schools around New Zealand making cross-country optional to save children the embarrassment of competing.
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.
So, hard on the heels of a teacher shortage, we learn now we're also short on pilots - how long before it's principals too?