Five tips to prepare your child for high school

The transition to high school means there are big changes a comin’ for your teen. You can help ease any worries your child may have by preparing them before Term 1 begins. Here’s how.

How the Māori language is taught in schools

Learning te reo Māori starts early and can continue through your child’s schooling. Being bilingual improves brain function, and te reo Māori is easy to learn.

Diversity in New Zealand schools

Inclusive education means that each student brings unique experiences, ideas, and strengths to the school. It creates an environment where everyone feels comfortable and equal.

Understanding the difference between teaching and learning

Children are the major variable in every classroom. They ensure nothing is ever the same and mean that a great lesson with one class may be an abject failure with another. Teaching is guaranteed, but ...

What makes good teaching?

What does it mean to be a good teacher? Does it change for primary and high school students? Dr Brad Campbell reflects on his experience and offers his take on the common tenets of teaching across age...

Why attendance matters

Every student absence impacts achievement. Here’s how to identify at-risk students and intervene early.

5 ways to teach gifted and talented students

Enhancing gifted or talented students' learning experiences can have a range of benefits. Discover how you can support gifted students.

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