The Different Schools Austrian Rudolf Steiner was a ‘thinker’ who lived from 1861 to 1925. The schools he invented have been spread around the world by parents who are looking for a more holistic alternative to state education. New Zealand has several Rudolf Steiner schools. Harald Breiding-Buss sums up what they do. Choosing the right […]
Young Musicians Encouraging your child to learn an instrument is one thing—pushing them to perform on one quite another. But where is the boundary between bringing out a child’s natural talent and asking them to do something they may not really enjoy? Kevin Albertson thought about what he wants for his own son.
Trouble at School While all children and young adults are better educated than ever before, there is a widening gap between boys and girls. Has removing barriers to girls’ education led to increased barriers for boys education? Or are girls just naturally smarter than boys? Brendon Smith investigates. I always thought our local kindergarten was […]
Focus on Men In Early Childhood Education A report released on Mon 25 September by Early Childhood Education Researcher Sarah Farquhar has revealed that less than 1% of Early Childhood Educators in New Zealand are men. In her report she calls for open debate on men in early childhood education to remove what she reports […]