National Standards stories
Blogging keeps kids learning over "summer slump"
"The summer holiday period is particularly important as evidence shows that students’ learning is adversely impacted during this time."
Primary students’ results improve with fibre broadband
The New Zealand Government’s investment of over $1 billion into ultra-fast broadband is beginning to show results.
Education sector rejects Govt's National Standards assessment tool
"It is no secret that the national standards are a flawed measure of achievement."
National Standards in schools: New survey finds out what educators really think
“Support and guidance around the use of standards remains problematic."
Calls for review of national standards
Recommendations from an advisory group point to a lack of confidence in national standards and call for review processes to be implemented claims a spokesperson for the New Zealand Principals’ Federation.
Snapshot of key educational statistics now online
Statistics that provide a clear picture of how all parts of the pre-school and school system are performing and supporting each other at a local level were released this week by the Ministry of Education.