Reviews – autumn 2016

By Jane Blaikie 6 October, 2016

The issue that will not go away   Atmosphere of Hope Tim Flannery This book is a fantastic insight into the increasingly hard-to-ignore issue of climate change.  Tim Flannery first…

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Competing ideas led to conflict

By EA Staff 12 July, 2016

 Ka Ngaro Te Reo: Māori language under siege in the 19th century Paul Moon Otago University Press In the early part of the nineteenth century, te reo was the main…

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Everybody wants success in education like the Asian power-houses, except the Asian power-houses

By Jane Blaikie 11 January, 2016

Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Shanghai have some of the world’s highest ranked education systems – so why are they undergoing drastic reform? Those who remember Yong Zhao from NZEI’s…

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‘Educators are driven by purpose’

By Jane Blaikie 17 November, 2015

A wealth of material flows in and out of the NZEI Information Centre. Recent highlights include: ♦ In the latest issue of NEA Today, the magazine of NZEI’s equivalent organisation…

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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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