I think my kids’ school is awesome, so I’m not naming the school or myself here, because to do so would be unfair. They’re doing what they have to do to provide a quality education, even though the method really grates me sometimes. Unfortunately, it’s a method very widely used because schools have to be very creative to make budget. Read more
When the new Labour-led government announced the end of National Standards this month, there were cheers around the country from teachers, principals and parents.
Their dumping spells an end of the high-stakes regime which troubled teachers, narrowed learning and teaching and made some children lose confidence in their ability. Read more
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Next year, 2018, will see Physical Education return to the University of Canterbury as one of a series of new majors within the popular Bachelor of Sport Coaching degree. UC has a long and proud history of developing highly respected PE teachers and this new major is an exciting initiative towards continuing that tradition.
Janelle Wood takes us through a typical day in her role as a TPLT facilitator. TPLT supports existing and new teachers of languages apply pedagogy that has a real and positive impact on student learning.