REBEKAH FRASER find schools and teachers are faring well with the implementation of the new digital technologies curriculum, but the Education Ministry urges those who are struggling to ask for help.
Professor PAUL MOON says making Te Reo compulsory in schools is not the answer.
Senior school students received their NCEA results this week and few will have been surprised. Their teachers will have ensured that most of them got their required credits from internal assessments before they sat the national exams.
As National Standards gets shown the door it's worth remembering what the world looked like eight years ago. Back then, parents weren't in the dark about their children's academic progress.
Whanganui City College is scrapping its subject-based learning.
JAMES THOMLINSON, aka 'Mr T' discusses how the way writing is assessed forces teachers to put too much emphasis on aspects like spelling and punctuation.