Jamie Beaton, founder of Crimson Consulting, talks to JUDE BARBACK about removing the roadblocks between New Zealand and the world’s top universities.
With the Education (Update) Amendment Bill facing its final reading this week, the public is focused intently on the proposed cohort entry policy which would allow children to start school prior to their fifth birthday. Here, Dr JOHN BOEREBOOM evaluates the international research and experience and considers what this means for New Zealand’s youngest learners.
SARAH AIONO of Longworth Education suggests that a successful play-based learning environment requires a level of skill by teachers not easily understood by school management.
Professor PAUL MOON says making Te Reo compulsory in schools is not the answer.
The 10th anniversary of NCEA reveals there is still division in the ranks, with many elite schools offering alternative options for students.
STEPHANIE MENZIES enters a plea to bring play back into the classroom.