Our approach to reading in New Zealand assumes children come to school with “white, middle-class experiences” and we need to take a good hard look at how we structure literacy learning. By Anna Clements.
Damning research from the OECD tells us that New Zealand’s most disadvantaged students struggle academically more than their overseas counterparts. Is it time to shift our focus to the many unique stories of student success that look beyond mere test results? By JUDE BARBACK.
In light of recent troubles, Education Review asks: where do the boundaries lie when it comes to the actions of university students?
ROWAN EDWARDS says we urgently need to increase funding for mental health services at primary and intermediate schools.
In a rare move, the Ministry of Education has agreed to override zoning rules to allow a bullied student to change schools this year. Is this merely a Band-Aid solution that avoids addressing an underlying culture of bullying in our schools?
Are we are doing enough to ensure the wellbeing of students at all levels in our schools? ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY reports.
In New Zealand, single-gender education is a choice parents can make – not a common scenario in comparable state education systems. As the debate continues to burn in the US, JAYLAN BOYLE talks to two principals of single-gender schools about why they believe their school environment is a force for good – both cite reasons that might not be immediately obvious.