In Dr Jannie van Hees’ new book 'What every primary teacher should know about vocabulary' she discusses the importance of building word knowledge.
A damning review has found a widespread lack of confidence in the capabilities of newly trained teachers as New Zealand's educational performance declines.
According to a recent international study, New Zealand teens are some of the highest users of digital technology.
Labour's planned changes to the primary school starting age has the backing of the New Zealand Educational Institute.
Changes to school entry rules that allowed some 4-year-olds to start school will be reversed by the new Government.