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Education Review finds two people who have changed tack in their careers to retrain as early childhood educators and have never looked back.

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KATE RUSSELL looks at how New Zealand and Australian teachers aged over 50 are faring in finding work abroad.

Thinking of teaching in an international school? – where to start

NICK KENDELL offers his advice for teachers considering teaching in an international school.

Emergency principals a godsend for school

JUDE BARBACK looks at Emergency Staffing Scheme (ESS), a small but vital service provided to help desperate schools find a relief principal.

Research: the teacher expectation project

The Teacher Expectation Project arose from earlier work by CHRISTINE RUBIE-DAVIES. Here she discusses the research and how it reveals the impact that grouping students, class climate, and goal setting can have on achievement.

Criminals in the classroom

Are teacher education providers selecting the right people? Student teachers who will ultimately be denied teacher registration are being accepted onto teacher education programmes, casting a question mark over the stringency and consistency of ITE provider selection processes. JUDE BARBACK investigates whether concerns are warranted and whether EDUCANZ might hold the cards for change.

Lessons in leadership: what can New Zealand learn from the international successful school principalship...

ROSS NOTMAN considers New Zealand research findings from an international educational leadership project and what they mean for the new leadership roles emerging from the Government’s $359m plan to help raise student achievement.

Profile of a principal

Education Review asks three principals of very different schools their thoughts on leadership.

The uphill battle for teacher wellbeing

IAN VICKERS shares his fight to get teacher wellbeing taken seriously in New Zealand.

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.
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