Don’t get me wrong. Budget 2018 is a small step in the right direction for the early childhood education (ECE) sector. However, it does nothing to help address the severe shortage of qualified ECE teachers.
Reflection plays a big part in the development of student ICT capability. So too, must teachers reflect on their teaching and learning with ICT to improve their own capabilities in ICT. Find out what questions you should ask yourself today.
A concept that has gathered a lot of momentum in recent times is that of knowing, “what works in the classroom”.
Q. I’m looking for some strategies to help engage my students in practical maths activities and promote a deeper understanding of the link between what they are learning in the classroom and its relationship to real life.
Because I had a great Economics teacher at my otherwise very average high school I took a business degree and majored in the subject he inspired me in.
Bali Haque knows a thing or two about leadership. He’s been principal of four different schools, been president and an executive member of SPANZ, and is a former Deputy Chief Executive of NZQA. As a presenter, he has spoken with teachers, managers...
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“A leader is best when people barely know he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worst when they despise him. But of a good leader, who talks little, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say, ‘We did these ourselve...
Feedback is a vital tool for teachers in building relationships with their students but also in facilitating learning. Without appropriate and specific feedback it is difficult for students to become proactive learners who can confidently find and...
Every school day, students regularly interact with other students and school staff. Social and emotional behaviours (SEBs) are what help them do this. SEBs are also important for helping students better deal with their own emotions and experiences.