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National Standards Plus

Seriously. How ridiculous? Mum is running late for work, driving over the hill to her 9 til 5 job in the city centre. A notification comes through on her phone at 9:01am, and although...

Primary schools to measure student progress

In response to https://beehive.govt.nz/release/primary-schools-measure-student-progress – August 26, 2017. Measure. Measure. Measure. Weigh. Weigh. Weigh. Data. Data. Data. “The Government has made a decision to shift towards a system that measures student progress, alongside National...

Parents want Teachers to do Parenting?

Care provider. Call centre operator. Kitchen hand. Negotiator. Detective. Judge. Medic. Counsellor. Social worker. Psychologist. Personal trainer. Caretaker. Cleaner. Don’t get me started on the numerous things that teachers have to do each and every...

Teachers struggle with modern learning environments | Stuff.co.nz

Original article: http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/education/90983510/Teachers-struggle-with-modern-learning-environments Open-plan classrooms are popping up nationwide but teachers often struggle to adjust to a new way of working. What’s the benefit of modern learning environments? Adele Redmond reports. If there’s a pot of gold at the...