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Monday, May 10, 2021

Opinion: Charter schools – the case for

New Zealand charter schools are achieving extraordinary things despite their tiny scale, says ALWYN POOLE, academic manager at Mt Hobson Middle School. The main challenge is that opposition to the sector and governmental indifference is stalling growth just as it’s gaining traction.

Opinion: Flying the nest – what kohanga taught me

Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti says kohanga reo taught him a way of seeing the world

Opinion: Papaarangi Reid – Waikato Uni plan to train Maori for GP work is...

Papaarangi Reid: Waikato Uni plan to train Maori for GP work is discriminatory

Tom Nicholson: Zero to hero – why spelling still matters in the digital age

Recently I gave a talk to parents about phonics. It was called Zero to Hero, and I explained that phonics could help children who struggle with reading and writing by showing them how to crack the code.

Paul Little: Focus on kids, not their clothes

By: Paul Little Once, at intermediate school age, I moved from a school where the uniform included a cap that had to be worn every day to a school where the uniform included a cap...

Election year special: what do we want New Zealand education to look like?

With a General Election looming, Education Review asked political and sector leaders for their respective thoughts on the direction that New Zealand education should be taking.

Opinion: government contradicts itself with online learning for school children

ANDREW GIBBONS says the government’s legislative plans to open the market for online primary education contradicts its existing early childhood education policy.

Opinion: should teachers pay registration fees under EDUCANZ

The PPTA is considering placing payment of professional certification fees by the Ministry of Education in the Secondary Teachers’ Collective Agreement. By ANGELA ROBERTS.

Busting myths around Universities today

CHRIS WHELAN reports that New Zealand’s universities are in excellent shape, but funding needs to keep pace if we are to maintain our high quality and reputation.

Book review: Changing our Secondary Schools

DR HELEN ANDERSON reviews the most talked-about new book in educational circles in recent months: Changing our Secondary Schools by Bali Haque.
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