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.
The Principal of Home Schooling NZ, TODD ROUGHTON, explains why he believes homeschooling is preferable to New Zealand’s mainstream education system.
JUDE BARBACK looks at the arguments for and against making te reo Māori compulsory in New Zealand schools.
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.