Tertiary sector in limbo over free fees
With the next academic year approaching, the finer points of the Government’s first year free policy remain unknown.
Fears over $40M computer skills upgrade
With a new digital curriculum set to be offered from next year, do teachers have enough time to prepare? Shane Cowlishaw reports.
The Northland school teaching with art
A small school in Northland is teaching ‘doing’ rather than sitting and the results are proving remarkable, writes Dr Barbara Snook.
Thomas Coughlan: Decolonising the curriculum
Education the world over is in desperate need of rebalancing.
Blind scholar could help fix her own condition
Once advised against a career in science, Kiwi Alix Coysh is soon off to Oxford University to work with the team leading the quest for a cure for her rare condition.
Teachers fight to fix education system
School under-resourcing is so severe that both major teachers’ unions have already committed to industrial action - six months out from bargaining.
Translation is central to our learning
‘Translation has been central to human evolution, expression and exchange since the very beginning of civilisation.’
Auckland’s teacher exodus
Auckland teachers are so desperate to get the government to listen to them over staff shortages that they’ve asked the Council to intervene.