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Transformation not tinkering

A University of Auckland professor of disability studies and inclusive education argues for a total rethink of the purpose of education to inform Tomorrow’s Schools Review.

New school will cater for blind students

A new Pukekohe West primary school will include a unit for blind and low-vision students.

Celebrating diversity in our schools

Today is New Zealand Census Day 2018. This year's census is likely to find New Zealand society is becoming increasingly diverse. RACHEL HELYER DONALDSON looks at what New Zealand schools are doing to celebrate diversity and inclusion.

Doing something about dyslexia

The Government is poised to make changes to provide better screening and support for children with dyslexia, reports JODY HOPKINSON.

Inclusive education – where are we going wrong?

New Zealand has one of the most inclusive education systems in the world. Research shows we are better at including students with special educational needs in mainstream classrooms than most other countries. Yet the stats, international assessment rankings and anecdotal evidence show that we’re not so crash-hot when it comes to meeting the needs of our priority learners and our students with special educational needs. JUDE BARBACK asks why.

Doing something about dyslexia

The Government is poised to make changes to provide better screening and support for children with dyslexia, reports JODY HOPKINSON.

NCEA review picking up pace

Education Minister CHRIS HIPKINS says the NCEA review is an opportunity to improve the assessment system.

Double the number of educational psychologists needed

As the Government announces an inquiry into mental health and addiction services, education groups are calling for double the number of educational psychologists employed in the public sector to improve the mental health of young people.

From special school to community life

Dr SARAH HART’s research shines light on perceptions of students with disabilities about transitioning from school into the community. 

Concerns new MLEs may fail kids who need help the most

There are concerns about the effectiveness of modern learning environments (MLEs) for students with difficulties. PPTA President Jack Boyle speaks to Mike Hosking.
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