Family, a disinterest in class and mental health issues – particularly anxiety – have a major impact on student rolls.
A Far North principals’ association president was hoping a Ministry of Education meeting in Wellington on Friday to review guidelines on the restraint of children would result in change. He was disappointed.
Underlying racism is dictating how New Zealand’s history is being taught in schools, members of the Māori Affairs Select Committee have heard.
A new study has confirmed what many older people suspect – today’s teenagers are less fit and weigh more than their parents did at their age. So why has adolescent fitness gone backwards? Susie Ferguson talks to Sport NZ’s chief executive, Peter Miskimmin.
Teachers are going to work sick as schools struggle to find relief staff to cover absences, Bay of Plenty principals say.
Emails between Massey University’s vice-chancellor Jan Thomas and a staffer were released on Wednesday, outlining Professor Thomas’s objection to having Don Brash speak on campus.
NZCER: School students have completed over one million online assessments in the four years since the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) began offering Progressive Achievement Tests (PATs) online.
Accenture: Outdated Education and Workplace Training Put at Risk US$11.5 Trillion in Growth Promised by Intelligent Technologies, Finds Accenture.
NZEI: NZEI Te Riu Roa says teachers will welcome the return of their democratic right to elect members of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (formerly Education Council).
ECNZ: Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Chief Executive, Kathy Wolfe today expressed her expectation that the Ministry of Education’s newly launched teacher recruitment drive will include a focus on early childhood teachers.