Teacher Education

New hope for kids with change in leadership

By Melissa Schwalger 8 February, 2018

The new government has a lot to do in the first 100 days, and education was an area in which it strongly campaigned. Chris Hipkins is up for the challenge writes Melissa Schwalger.

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A day in the life of a TPLT in-school support facilitator

By EA Staff 30 October, 2017

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.

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Health and safety – from oil industry to school

By Kate Drury 24 April, 2017

  Karl Emson was well-placed to be the health and safety representative at Evans Bay Intermediate in Wellington. Before he retrained as a teacher, Emson worked in the oil industry…

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Inclusive ed PD from TRCC & Canty Uni

By Jane Blaikie 12 May, 2016

Everybody In: supporting the learning, participation and success of children and young people with disabilities in education This course, run in partnership with the University of Canterbury, is for all…

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The Politics of Education

By Jane Blaikie 24 November, 2015

Education is now so politically complicated that student teachers are being offered a summer school paper in it. The Politics of Education is being offered by the University of Canterbury…

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Behind the education reform money trail

By Louise Green 16 October, 2015

To find the true spirit and intent behind an organisation, it can be enlightening to follow the money trail.  And with Teach for All devotees from 35 countries descending on…

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BTs bear the brunt of market failure

By Jane Blaikie 14 July, 2015

How does the brutal situation facing beginning teachers square with the stated aim of lifting teacher quality? A shortage of teachers may be looming in secondary schools, especially in maths…

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Is the future post-graduate?

By Michelle Nixon 26 October, 2013

In June the government called for tenders for new initial teacher education qualifications – “exemplary” qualifications to be delivered in partnership with schools. There are two rounds with funding for…

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PRTs suffer the ups and downs

By Jane Blaikie 29 January, 2010

Liam Rutherford says some PRTs (provisionally registered teachers) are too frightened of rocking the boat to ask for support in their schools, and mentoring programmes vary a lot I’m coming…

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Review: Lessons From Beginning Teachers

By Jane Blaikie 29 January, 2010

Lessons From Beginning Teachers: Challenges For School Leaders Marie Cameron, NZCER Press 2009 Reviewed by Jeanette Clarkin- Phillips For all those involved in the induction and mentoring of new teachers…

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