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.