Private training establishments catering for international students have rarely strayed from the media spotlight in recent years as concerns over corrupt and ill-equipped institutions continue to grow.
No plastic toys, no TV, no reading until seven years old: Rudolf Steiner education is one of the most intriguing educational approaches around. JUDE BARBACK looks at the origins, methods, providers, and students of Steiner education.
footsteps provides in-home education to pre-school children for free. JUDE BARBACK talks to footsteps’ managing director Kevin Christie about this remarkable organisation’s rapid growth and future plans.
Kiwi kids are increasingly working on beanbags, but what is the impact on their bodies? And should schools be showing the same concern that employers are legally required to do, for their students? RACHEL HELYER DONALDSON looks at some of the effects of learning in a modern learning environment.