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.
One Christchurch high school has created a coordinated approach to inclusion by appointing a cultural diversity facilitator to help bring the school’s communities together.
An initiative aiming to improve education for thousands of Whangārei students will bring together 600 teachers and 44 schools.
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.