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...
Leadership in North-East Schools

Leadership in North-East Schools

North-East teachers are supported by North-East leaders in North-East schools. North-East schools are those where all students are successful. To do so, North-East schools support and focus on those students who have been traditionally marginalised by ineffective...
A Spotlight on Inequity

A Spotlight on Inequity

One of the major questions facing us in education is why educational ‘failure’ and ‘success’  often appears to be differentiated along ethnic, gender, socio-economic and/or racial lines rather than what is commonly expected; outcomes being determined by individual...