All children will be screened for dyslexia, giftedness and other special learning needs and recorded in a national database, under a new Government plan.
A new direct-access pathway for students to attend residential special schools will be available later this year.Following the decision to keep Salisbury School open, Education Minister Chris Hipkins asked the Ministry of Education to...
Addressing the social and cultural challenges confronting our education system is still top of the list before any real traction can be made with other issues begging for educators’ attention. That was one of the main messages to emerge from the Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua this week.
Mental health providers are encouraged to put forward innovative bids to run a pilot programme to provide free counselling for 18 to 25 year olds as part of new Government initiative.
Schools are pleased with the increase in funding across five learning support initiatives.
JUDE BARBACK looks at how the partnership between a group of schools and its local Māori community is making a real difference to Māori students’ achievement and to the schools’ culturally responsive practices.