Kids’ bond with nature might save the planet
Teaching young children to connect with nature may offer hope that the pillage of our planet might be reversed as they grow.
An inclusive society begins at school
Missy Morton wants a NZ where schools see diversity as a resource rather than a problem to be managed.
Unitec’s transformation ‘failure’
A damning report on Unitec’s transformation project describes the process as an “onslaught of shock and awe”and created a “profound and damaging” effect on the institution.
Creationism taught in science class
A former student of a Villa Education Trust school claims creationism was taught as a preferred theory over evolution in science classes.
Bridges wants to ‘fight for our kids’
National would cut primary school class sizes if re-elected, but it can’t yet say what the number might fall to or what it might cost.
Teachers must step in on mental health
Failing to address children’s mental health at school is as unacceptable as ignoring symptoms of childhood diabetes.
Can the great Māori boarding schools return?
Are Christian Māori boarding schools a relic of our colonial past, or an opportunity to build strong leadership for Aotearoa’s future?
Govt charter school ‘bullying’ challenged
A last minute Treaty claim asks the closing of charter schools be stopped and consultation undertaken.