Teachers have made another push to make New Zealand’s history a mandatory part of the school curriculum. The New Zealand History Teachers’ Association has urged the Government to ensure schools “teach our own past” to...
Thousands of students will be sitting some of their NCEA exams this year using a laptop or PC, as digital assessment starts to roll out in earnest. On all but one exam day in November...
A South Auckland school that will be forced to hold external exams for the first time says the latest changes to school assessment are "a gigantic step backwards".
Students will face more emphasis on exams and less on internal asessment in changes to the NCEA system unveiled today.
Senior school exam pass rates have dropped slightly, despite record proportions of students in their last two years of school actually sitting the exams.
Following the UK's move to make first aid training compulsory in state schools, St John New Zealand are pushing for the same in Kiwi schools so that every school leaver graduates with basic first aid education.
Educators are calling for intensive English courses for foreign students who arrive in New Zealand schools with very little or no English, as statistics show that many fail to get University Entrance.