Teacher assessors are integral to the National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement. As well as playing a vital role in the project, teachers who participate often experience professional learning benefits.
Arriving in New Zealand as a former refugee is often a shock to the system and being introduced to schooling for the first time can be a big challenge. For two years a primary school in Dunedin has been helping former refugee students settle into their new lives.
A robot is being trialled in Australia to help children with special educational needs. But what do New Zealand schools think of the idea? Jody Hopkinson finds out.
The New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) has rushed to the defence of school boards of trustees saying the Tomorrow’s Schools review report has focused on the criticisms of boards rather than the positives.
NZQA has partnered with SoNET to help deliver NCEA examinations online.