Learning through play is an integral part of child development and many schools have adopted it into their curriculum. Play-based learning is a pedagogical approach where play is a valued method of learning, different types...
A large part of the reason behind tomorrow’s industrial action boils down to one big question: can you build a life and be a primary school teacher at the same time? The four people interviewed for this story, who are in and around the day-to-day of that life, say the answer, as matters stand, is categorically ‘no’. By JAYLAN BOYLE.
STEPHANIE MENZIES enters a plea to bring play back into the classroom.
In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.
SAFE has created an exciting new game on its new Animal Squad website as a tool to help teach young people compassion and empathy.
Science is not being taught enough in primary and intermediate schools - something House of Science founder Chris Duggan is working to change.
It is disappointing that primary teachers and principals have decided so early in negotiations to go on strike, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.
Kiwi kids' poor understanding of money sparked the creation of a new online financial literacy program.
Primary school education was seldom mentioned throughout the election campaign and yet for everyone with children or grandchildren education plays an extremely important part in their lives.
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.