Mathematics & Statistics

Curriculum

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    The Herald's report: the trouble with NZ's primary schools

    Thousands of children begin secondary school each year without the reading, writing or maths skills needed to make it through. The Herald's 'The Primary Issue' is the first of a series that looks at what more can be done to raise achievement for all Kiwi kids.

June 2017

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    Maths + digital technology = opportunities: a complex and interesting equation

    Drs JO FLETCHER and KAREN NICHOLAS set out to discover how primary schools are using digital technologies in their year 7 and 8 mathematics classrooms. Their research uncovered some interesting findings from how equity and maintenance of devices was managed to the need for more professional development to the way ICT was used to support learning.

April 2017

February 2016

September 2013

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    The Primary Years – NZC, Cambridge or IB?

    While the vast majority of New Zealand primary schools follow The New Zealand Curriculum, a small number favour the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme or the Cambridge International Primary Programme. Here, proponents of each system discuss the relative merits and weaknesses.

February 2012

  • Ms Math

    Fulbright scholar, Ngaire Addis, returned home to find she was the recipient of a prestigious national mathematics teaching award.

December 2011

  • Numbers game

    Two Fulbright Scholars are about to depart for the US to further their research into mathematics teaching.