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Clevedon School, Marist Catholic School, Gladstone Primary School and Rhode Street School are the first to participate in the Student Voice Impact on Teacher Decision Making project.
Teacher education providers are increasing their collaboration with schools in different ways, but all reporting success.
JUDE BARBACK considers the debates around open access and open educational resources.
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and the University of Waikato have been working together for more than a decade to increase tertiary education opportunities in the Western Bay of Plenty.
The Government’s proposed Investing in Educational Success scheme has been debated in detail. Now, academic STEVE THOMAS takes a critical look at Labour’s proposed education sector funding in the lead up to the election.
Massey University Associate Professor JOHN CLARK takes a closer look at the proposed Investing in Educational Success (IES) initiative and finds the problems it hopes to solve to be more complex than IES can manage.
Investing in Educational Success (IES) initiative has divided New Zealand’s education sector. JUDE BARBACK reports.
Post Primary Teacher Association (PPTA) President ANGELA ROBERTS outlines what has changed with the Government’s proposed Investing in Educational Success policy since the announcement was made in January, and why the sector should support it.
Members of a Twitter network for New Zealand educators, #edchatNZ, are preparing to meet face-to-face at the inaugural #edchatNZ conference in Auckland. Registrations have opened for the event, which will take place at the new Hobsonville Point Secondary School in Auckland over 8 & 9 August this year.
Associate Professor JOHN CLARK from Massey University’s Institute of Education suggests the Government has lost sight of free education and that there are more appropriate methods than parent donations to fund schools.
PETER COOLBEAR, director of Ako Aotearoa, discusses incentivising established good tertiary teaching practice to help meet government targets for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.
Deputy Principal at Hobsonville Point Secondary School, CLAIRE AMOS looks at why change is needed in New Zealand’s education system, what needs to change, and how to manage this change.
Education featured prominently in Budget 2014 with Education Minister Hekia Parata announcing new spending of $858 million over four years and the remainder of this year.
Sixty per cent of Kiwi teachers believe their students' information and communications technology (ICT) use is limited because of a lack of devices such as tablet computers and poor-quality internet access.
With two new elite principal and teacher roles to begin in 2015, will teaching excellence be shared across schools and raise student achievement - or is this an election year stunt that will become mired in red tape?