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Signs of a world-class education

Amid a fairly tumultuous year for New Zealand education lurk many, many examples of positive, inspiring learning initiatives.

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.

Secret agent society

An Australian PhD study that trialled a programme to help children with Asperger’s Syndrome is fast becoming an international phenomenon.

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.

A Steiner education

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.

Raising boys’ achievement

JUDE BARBACK looks at what some schools are doing to address the growing national problem of boys’ underachievement in education.
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