Peter Lyons believes Communities of Learning (CoLs) are an ill-defined policy and a waste of money
One teacher says the pressure from school leadership, boards and Ministry to meet NCEA achievement targets is zapping the creativity and innovation from their teaching practice.
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.
Linda Bendikson says we need to be clear about the problems with New Zealand’s education system before diving in with solutions.
Justine (Joohyun) Park is in the final stage of cross-cultural research comparing perspectives of life success and ethnic identity between Koreans in Korea, Koreans in New Zealand and Pakeha, and investigating their influence on individuals’ well-being.