The Ministry of Education says alternative education for teenagers who have been kicked out of mainstream schools is "largely ineffective".
Auckland will get three new primary schools and two new campuses combining four existing schools in the latest moves to cope with growing population pressures.
Science is not being taught enough in primary and intermediate schools - something House of Science founder Chris Duggan is working to change.
Education Review asks three leading international educationalists – Sugata Mitra, Sir John Jones and Frances Valintine – to respond to three big questions.
Will communities of online learning (CoOLs) provide the Virtual Learning Network with the resourcing it needs to be sustainable and continue to develop? Or will they unleash an open educational marketplace that has the potential to undermine public schooling? JUDE BARBACK looks at the most polarising element of the Education (Update) Amendment Bill.
JUDE BARBACK looks at the arguments for and against making te reo Māori compulsory in New Zealand schools.
JUDE BARBACK checks in on New Zealand’s first charter school nearly three years on to find out how it is progressing, in spite of ongoing opposition to the partnership schools model.