This report presents the findings from the research undertaken to explore the use of Fire and Emergency New Zealand's fire safety education programmes in schools, kura, and early childhood education (ECE) centres including kōhanga reo.
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This report sought to understand how the Principal Recruitment Allowance programme was operating, and provide information to the Ministry of Education to help inform their decision making aimed at improvement around the programme.
How can education help students grasp the complexity of the systems surrounding us? Jane Drake, Rolan Kupers and Rose Hipkins authored "Complexity – a big idea for education?" for the International School magazine.
This chapter addresses a complex challenge that is yet to be widely debated in initial teacher education. How might teacher educators more effectively educate beginning teachers to respond to so-called 'twenty-first century' learning imperatives?
The authors draw on six principles identified in a 2012 study of 'future focused' trends in education.
This article is based on the talk Rose Hipkins gave at the NZATE conference in Christchurch in July 2016. The talk drew together many threads from almost a decade of research on the implementation of NZC, with a specific focus on how the key competencies have been understood and enacted. This set the scene to discuss a different way to think about weaving key competencies into the curriculum—by introducing "capabilities" as weaving tools. This idea idea is illustrated with two examples set at different levels of the English learning area.
This report presents the findings from an exploratory investigation of the impacts of the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI).
The investigation sought evidence of the extent to which TLRI is meeting its three core aims:
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has been a prominent innovator of approaches to education for school-age students in New Zealand. This report explains their approach and reports on three case studies that illustrate how it plays out in schools.
The report is available on NZTA's education portal.
In term 2, 2017, four teachers at Hutt Central School initiated an inquiry into games across their Year 5/6 syndicate. The inquiry spiralled into a variety of learning opportunities, taking slightly different directions across the four classrooms and continuing to 'run in the background' for the rest of the year.
This report outlines findings from a literature review of trends in assessment policy and practice, which was commissioned by the Ministry of Education (the Ministry).
The primary purpose of this report is to inform the Ministry as it considers updating its position on assessment, last articulated in the position paper titled Assessment (Schooling Sector) 2011 (Ministry of Education, 2011).
The report presents findings on the health and wellbeing of te reo Māori, and whānau aspirations for te reo in homes and communities, and in education.