New Zealand students have the highest rates of anxiety around exams of any country in the OECD, it’s been claimed. Should the NCEA be changed?
‘That’s not the type of education system I want’ –Minister defends official end to NZ’s charter schools
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced six of NZ’s existing charter schools will become designated character schools.
Nine charter schools look set to survive after winning ministerial approval to convert to state or integrated schools, but three others have been left waiting for a decision.
A one-off think tank between Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis and 12 Māori Language experts has taken place as part of government’s wider policy to make te reo universally available by 2025.
In the last four years, 1400 more Māori have enrolled at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, the largest Māori tertiary provider.
The chance to earn while you learn is drawing many young people to the trades rather than other forms of tertiary education.
I’m in my final year of NCEA, currently taking level three in Year 13. Over the last four years, I have taken a range of different subjects at NCEA so I feel I know the system pretty well.
The responsibility of Pasifika students shouldn’t fall on the schooling sector alone – their success is everyone’s responsibility, writes Dr Cherie Chu.
Should we as parents be nervous about what sort of education our kids are getting? It’s a topsy turvy time, that’s for sure. The axing of National Standards, the review of NCEA, open plan classrooms versus closed ones, an ongoing teacher shortage, strikes looming.