Latest issue: Summer 2018

Jacinda Ardern with her brother and cousins, 1987

Jacinda Ardern: It’s all about the kids

By EA Staff | 8 February, 2018

Photo: Jacinda Ardern (right front, in red and blue) with sister Louise and cousins Demelza and Aaron, Christmas 1987 (supplied) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern first learned about the realities of poverty as a child in Murupara – a forestry town in the Waikato. “It was the 1980s, and I saw the effects of child poverty…

Hon Kelvin Davis in his Beehive office

Changes will attract te reo speakers to teaching

By EA Staff | 8 February, 2018

The new government wants more te reo in schools and centres. The work is now beginning to make that possible, writes Heeni Collins.

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.

It’s time – Kua tae te wā

By EA Staff | 8 February, 2018

For the first time in many years, there is genuine optimism that the time is ripe to see teachers and principals truly valued, and released and resourced to meet the learning needs of every child. That’s why our theme for this year is “It’s time: Kua tae te wā!”