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...
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.
SAFE has created an exciting new game on its new Animal Squad website as a tool to help teach young people compassion and empathy.
STEPHANIE MENZIES enters a plea to bring play back into the classroom.
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.
In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.
JUDE BARBACK catches up with Professor Aline-Wendy Dunlop during her visit to New Zealand to discuss her fascinating research project in which she has studied the lives of 150 children for over 14 years, making some compelling conclusions about the impact of early childhood education and transitions.
Children born in the later half of each year have a better chance of doing well at high school years later, a new study suggests. A prize-winning study by University of Canterbury economists Asaad Ali...
Kiwi kids' poor understanding of money sparked the creation of a new online financial literacy program.