Insights & News

Mon, 07/22/2013, Dr Stuart Middleton
The headline read “Maori in Oz: Living the Good life”. The article[1] detailed a Maori family who had shifted to Australia for the “good life” – well, at least a better life. And that is what a University of Waikato study found and is...
A number of schools that I’m working with at the moment appear to be wrestling with the question over which suite of apps to use in order to perform the various functions they would like both teachers and students to be using as part of...
Mon, 07/08/2013, Dr Stuart Middleton
The 2013 OECD Yearbook is a good read and it was interesting to note the piece by Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director for Education and Special Advisor to the Secretary General. 
Thu, 07/04/2013, Dr Stuart Middleton
Over the past two days 260 educators have been meeting in Auckland at the third National Conference on Pathways and Transitions – Bridging the Divides : Secondary-Tertiary-Employment Transitions for Learner Success.
Mon, 07/01/2013, Dr Stuart Middleton
The use of both “academic” and “vocational” as terms that describe classes of education and training activity is one of those old hoary binary distinctions that might well be dispatched to the rubbish bin.
Wed, 05/08/2013, Chris Sullivan
Stonefields in Mt Wellington is an affiliate school with Cognition Education. In 2012 the Visible Learning team worked with the school to create videos as materials for the Visible Learning Foundation and Evidence into Action programmes...