University’s new southside home
The University of Auckland is about to open in Manukau for up to 140 students in the university’s first, standalone presence in the south.
NZ’s $400,000 gender pay gap
Over a lifetime, a female scientific researcher in a New Zealand university earns up to $400,000 less than a male.
Teachers hope to end “near death” of arts
Children in arts-rich schools do significantly better at the basics than schools which focus on measuring literacy and numeracy outcomes., but the arts fell out of favour, writes Peter O’Connor
Finnish anti-bullying scheme an answer for NZ?
Yet again, NZ schools have received a ‘fail’ when it comes to bullying but there could be an evidence-based solution.
Learning Plan more ‘plan’ than ‘action’
The Early Learning Action plan looks to regulate for 80 percent qualified teachers and create a workforce strategy, but not fast enough to deliver on a key Labour promise.
Education report makes for grim reading
A gold-standard international report reveals concerning trends about how Kiwi students are faring.
Emma Espiner: Entitled little pricks
Newsroom columnist and medical student Emma Espiner hopes a rort at the University of Otago over a final-year overseas elective won’t punish all aspiring young doctors.
National’s predictable education plan
National’s education plans has some good stuff, but the promises that will resonate most could have come from Labour.
Education ministry’s poor call on sex case
The education ministry’s decision not to investigate a teacher sex case in Marlborough means the victim children and parents have been short-changed, argues Victoria University of Wellington’s Michael Macaulay