Thursday 21 September

Education Crisis Unaddressed

In 2008 IHC lodged its complaint against the on-going failure of New Zealand Governments and the Ministry of Education to ensure that disabled children access a quality education on an equal basis to others in New Zealand schools. IHC’s claim provided overwhelming …

Growth Mindset Key to Effective Teaching

A Properly Held Growth Mindset is THE key to Effective Teaching for Improvement and Excellence …

Students have their say on education policy

New Zealand high school students want policymakers to bring more life skills, mental health services and balanced workloads to the classroom. Ahead of this weekend’s election, free online NCEA support platform StudyTime asked a selection of Wellington …

Marlborough’s first immersion school not just for Māori

Kiley Nepia at Omaka Marae, which will launch a Māori immersion school next year.

Demand has been higher than expected for Marlborough’s first te reo Māori immersion school…

Why some Maori are embarrassed to speak te Reo

A new project has found many Maori are embarrassed to speak te reo because they’re scared of offending fluent speakers or because they don’t look Maori. The Maori language teacher leading the project says almost every Maori person she spoke to felt whakama to speak Maori at some point in their lives…

Improvements for schools running board elections

The Ministry of Education (Ministry) and the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) are trialling a new way of running board of trustee elections to streamline the process and reduce the workload on individual schools…

 

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