Teachers to begin week of strikes
The Government says it cannot address both teachers’ wage demands and requests for smaller class sizes.
Govt to boost learning support for children
600 learning coordinators will support kids with learning needs from 2020 as part of a $271 million package.
For all the Jaydens out there
Nic Blakeley explains how MSD’s use of ‘predictive modelling’ is helping young people get back into education, training or work-based learning.
Engaged students make for engaged citizens
Making civics part of the curriculum would develop the type of knowledge, skills and dispositions students need for a lifetime of citizen involvement, argues Dr Bronwyn Wood.
How can we understand today’s children?
Victoria University of Wellington’s Stephen Dobson tells a story to try to describe children and teachers today.
It’s time NZEI stepped up for teachers
Fed up with NZEI, Auckland primary teacher Callum Baird suggests how the union could step up in ways that actually help teachers.
Charter schools and Māori self-determination
The Government’s move to close charter schools as part of its education reform has prompted strong Māori criticism. Dominic O’Sullivan reports.
World-first digital teacher in NZ schools
The world’s first digital teacher, soon to visit Auckland classrooms, could eventually help fill teacher shortages.