Parent Kia King reflects on the benefits and drawbacks and her hopes and fears when it comes to homeschooling her children.
Lyall Lukey responds to a pre-Covid article on EdTech and previews virtual live ELF20: Leading Change and Managing Transitions.
Frances Valintine, Founder The Mind Lab by Unitec & Tech Futures Lab, questions the recent global rankings that claimed New Zealand has the most future-focused education system in the world.
Parent Kia King went on a quest to find robust evidence to support the benefits of innovative learning environments. Disillusioned by the lack of evidence forthcoming, she wrote the following submission to the Education Amendment Bill earlier this year.
Why do I feel a little sick in my stomach, rather than excited, about the newly announced government initiative, Creatives in Schools? The word creative is an adjective, it describes a process where novel,...
In our new "Off the record" series, Education Central publishes the musings of anonymous teachers about the joys and challenges they face in their job. Our first post is from a teacher fed up with the distraction school rules cause to teaching and learning.
There's been outrage recently about schools around New Zealand making cross-country optional to save children the embarrassment of competing.
Lisa Emerson voices concerns about the positioning of libraries and librarians in New Zealand secondary schools.