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Does it really matter where you study?

Does it matter what you study or where you study? ROGER SMYTH finds answers in the data available.

Play misunderstood: the divide between primary classroom

SARAH AIONO of Longworth Education suggests that a successful play-based learning environment requires a level of skill by teachers not easily understood by school management.

SpeedMeets get students face to face with employers

In a series of SpeedMeets events students will have an opportunity to be interviewed by employers - speed-dating style.

The big debate: should te reo be compulsory in our schools?

JUDE BARBACK looks at the arguments for and against making te reo Māori compulsory in New Zealand schools.

Executive Director of NZ Institute of Skills & Technology announced

Murray Strong has been named the interim Executive Director of the New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology.

“The Cinderella of education” – how ECE is regarded in New Zealand

New Zealand's newest professor of early childhood education, Professor Helen Hedges, says New Zealand needs to place more value on ECE and reflect this in policy and budgetary decisions.

Shouting to be heard: the worrying effects of noise in early childhood education services

Susan Bates raises concerns about the potentially damaging effects of the high noise levels in many early childhood education centres in New Zealand and asks: what is being done about it?

Workload demands at dangerous levels for primary school leaders

Principal Ricardo Fox agrees with the findings of a new survey that shows principals are under a lot of pressure and struggle to find a good work-life balance. He talks to ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY about the realities of the job.

Warning against relying on Reading Recovery for struggling readers – ERO

Teachers are being warned not to rely on Reading Recovery for struggling young readers because it probably doesn't work, a new report says.

Opinion: Filip Vachuda – In defence of academic subjects

Year 13 student FILIP VACHUDA says assigning subjects like acting, building or painting a similar academic status as subjects like Calculus, Science or History "completely misses the mark".

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