Immigration and education under siege
Opportunistic individuals are gaming an under-resourced immigration system to obtain New Zealand visas, according to intelligence reports.
Four hours a day in class - and success
Finnish children start school when they are seven, only spend four hours a day, yet outstrip New Zealand in test results.
Time to bring ‘knowledge’ back to schools?
John Morgan looks at knowledge, curriculum and social justice in an education context.
Stay of execution for deciles
Scrapping the controversial decile system has been delayed, but the education sector says ‘take your time’.
Budget: Education jump-start, but is it enough?
The Govt will hire 1500 extra teachers, boost special education funding and build more schools.
Modern classrooms won’t fix education
Was it really the furniture that created NZ’s long tail of educational under-achievement?
What international students do for NZ
Foreign students go on to become life-long informal NZ ambassadors benefitting the country’s trade and diplomacy efforts, writes Brett Berquist.
Kids’ wellbeing focus for education summit
Calls for inclusiveness and wellbeing dominated the Auckland Education summit at the weekend alongside a $21 million pre-budget announcement.