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Walking the talk

In order to truly provide inclusive education and raise student achievement for every child, ANNE RUSSELL believes a school’s Special Education Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) should be part of the school’s leadership team.

Addressing equity gap emerging as biggest challenge for NZ education

A New Zealand Education Review supplement that discusses the biggest challenges currently facing New Zealand education shows that many sector leaders are most concerned about the widening equity gap and the effect it is having on student achievement.

Homeschooling – an alternative approach to education

The Principal of Home Schooling NZ, TODD ROUGHTON, explains why he believes homeschooling is preferable to New Zealand’s mainstream education system.

The big debate: should Te reo be compulsory in our schools?

JUDE BARBACK looks at the arguments for and against making te reo Māori compulsory in New Zealand schools.

The power of parental involvement

GARRY HORNBY discusses the benefits of involving parents in children’s education.

Selwyn College – school under transformation

Strong and unrelenting leadership and an effective professional learning programme have seen the once troubled Selwyn College achieve an astounding transformation.

A collaborative approach to student achievement

Principal WENDY KOFOED shares how a collaborative teaching inquiry model at Newmarket School is helping to raise achievement levels of Māori and Pasifika students.

Values and beliefs

JAYLAN BOYLE dissects the ongoing debate over religious instruction, and whether it still has a place in New Zealand’s state schools.

Teacher tips

Education Review asks four teachers from very different schools about what it’s really like to teach in their school.

Teach First NZ – one teacher’s reflection

The Teach First NZ programme aims to tackle educational inequality by developing top graduates into educators who go on to teach in low decile schools. Teach First NZ teacher YOLANDE THOM reflects on her first year at a low decile Auckland secondary school.
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