JUDE BARBACK checks in on New Zealand’s first charter school nearly three years on to find out how it is progressing, in spite of ongoing opposition to the partnership schools model.
With a General Election looming, Education Review asked political and sector leaders for their respective thoughts on the direction that New Zealand education should be taking.
New Zealand still has a long way to go in bridging the gap between our highest and lowest achievers, according to the eagerly awaited 2015 Programme of International Student Achievement (PISA) results, released today.
ANDREW GIBBONS says the government’s legislative plans to open the market for online primary education contradicts its existing early childhood education policy.
An Education Review Office report released yesterday revealed that New Zealand schools are becoming more inclusive. The findings have been welcomed by the sector however some groups say more funding is needed to support students with special needs, so that all schools can become fully inclusive.
The PPTA is considering placing payment of professional certification fees by the Ministry of Education in the Secondary Teachers’ Collective Agreement. By ANGELA ROBERTS.
Education Review invited two primary school principals – one supporting the Investing in Educational Success (IES) Communities of Schools initiative and the other supporting the Joint Initiative Communities of Learning – to explain the reasoning behind their respective educational model choices.