With an increasing number of Year 1 to 8 children with depression, severe anxiety and a tendency for self-harm, the need for counsellors in primary and intermediates schools has never been higher. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.
Teachers are being warned not to rely on Reading Recovery for struggling young readers because it probably doesn't work, a new report says.
A range of gardening and environmental competitions and initiatives are currently open to New Zealand schools that are keen to take advantage of programmes promoting a sustainable and healthy approach to life.
Axing early school entry before age 5 may cost taxpayers up to $42 million a year, official documents show.
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.
Primary principal and teacher organisations say teachers are looking forward to embracing the full curriculum in the absence of National Standards.
Hindi is to be taught at Papatoetoe High School by teacher Aneeta Bidesi.
In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.