How can leaders support critical change in 2021?

How can leaders support critical change in 2021?

Written by Rebecca Thomas and Steve Saville.   The start of a new year; a new cohort of learners, the return of an energised staff and a new set of goals await. Educators continue to seek ways to make changes to their education systems, vowing not to just return...
Establishing positive wellbeing in the classroom

Establishing positive wellbeing in the classroom

E tiro whakamau ana ki te tau hou  Ko tēnei te whakatipuranga o te tamaiti i roto i tōna oranga nui, i runga hoki i tōna mana motuhake, mana atuatanga. The health and wellbeing of the child are protected and nurtured. Make positive wellbeing in the classroom a...
Voices from NZ Schools: what have we learnt from 2020?

Voices from NZ Schools: what have we learnt from 2020?

2020 Reflections and 2021 Goals As we reflect on 2020, this year has been full of some great successes, and also some hard learning – maybe more than in previous years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We asked Aotearoa’s education community the following...
Education technology – is it being oversold?

Education technology – is it being oversold?

By Dr Arran Hamilton From learning management systems, intelligent tutoring platforms to completely paperless schools – the use of education technology is rampant (and ramping up) across school systems. More than USD $140 billion per annum is currently being spent...
North-East Teachers are Key

North-East Teachers are Key

The key to the success of North-East schools are North-East teachers. These are those teachers, who by a special combination of skills in creating relationships, interacting within these relationships, and monitoring the learning of their students, are able to...