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It’s not about us without us: Equity and education

The failure of NCEA to provide an equal opportunity for all students to succeed was at the forefront of discussion at Education Central’s recent ChalkTalk debate on the NCEA Review. By Soumya Bhamidipati.

Opinion: Kaanihi Butler-Hare – Te Reo Māori and Aotearoa history should be taught in...

Seventeen-year-old Kaanihi Butler-Hare is a student at the Māori immersion kura, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Ara Whānui in Lower Hutt. He is studying English through Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) and wrote this persuasive piece about Te Reo Māori for his level 2 Writing folio.

The importance of incorporating te reo Māori into the curriculum

It is Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori and as the Green Party calls again for Te Reo Māori to be a core curriculum subject by 2025, Jody Hopkinson looks at examples where our first language is being honoured.

Reclaim, reframe and realise: culturally sustainable ECE

Dr Lesley Rameka’s research looked at the importance of reclaiming, reframing and realising Māori and Pacific cultural knowledge in early childhood education settings.

Te reo report card for schools: Trying hard, but ‘fragile’

A new report says schools are trying hard with te reo Māori but their successes are "fragile" - often depending on a single Māori teacher and liable to collapse if that person leaves.

Editorial: Until te reo is in the core curriculum, progress will be slow

Is it time all New Zealanders learned Māori at school?

Greens zero in on compulsory te reo Māori in schools

The Greens are on a mission to sway their coalition partners in favour of te reo Māori as a core curriculum subject by 2025.

New research shows boys do better at single-sex schools

New research shows that over the period from 2013 to 2016, young men from single sex boys’ schools have gained NCEA qualifications, University Entrance and New Zealand Scholarship passes in greater proportions than their counterparts at co-educational schools.

School leaver data shows improved achievement for Māori and Pacific students

Recent school leaver achievement data shows improved outcomes for most learners, and particularly for Māori and Pacific students.

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Ara Rima students win Trans-Tasman maths comp

New Zealand schools shine in the annual Matific Games competition.
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