‘Post-racial’ Aotearoa a myth
NZ is nowhere near being in a position to discard policies targeting Māori disadvantage, argues Shane Te Pou.
Govt softens on immigration pledges
After months of pre-election bluster the Government is putting the handbrake on its plans to reduce immigration numbers.
Why no one wants to teach in NZ
‘The dismissal of research-informed development demeans the teaching profession in NZ. It doesn’t have to be like this.’
International education: A blessing or a curse?
New Zealand faces a struggle to compete in the international education market while battling fraud and exploitation in the industry.
No age limit on first-year-free policy
The long-awaited details of the Government’s first-year-free tertiary policy have been announced.
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.
Education Minister faces formidable task
The new education boss is up against demanding unions, leaky classrooms and a huge workload.
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.