Teachers need education, not just training
John Morgan questions the new orthodoxy that on-the-job training in real schools is the best way to learn how to be a teacher.
New Zealand’s first teacher megastrike
Teachers will launch the biggest industrial action in NZ history on the eve of the Budget.
Public onside as teachers vote on mega-strike
Teachers are expected to vote in favour of what will be one of the biggest strikes in NZ history.
Fight over vocational education rages on
Chris Hipkins says he needs to push on with vocational education reforms to do away with uncertainty, but the ITOs are begging him to slow down.
Abandoning reason endangers our survival
Our accelerating retreat from the idea of universal knowledge will do us harm, warns the University of Auckland’s Elizabeth Rata.
What too much screen time can do to kids
Alarm bells are ringing for NZ health professionals who say current levels of screen use in schools are putting children’s development in jeopardy.
Teaching vital to prevent another attack
It’s important to teach children to give voice to an individual and collective sense of respect for others.
Tomorrow when the war began
Analysis: A group of schools are rallying against the Tomorrow’s Schools plan, but not all their claims are correct.