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Posts tagged with  "Education"

The Different Schools

November 25, 2009:

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

August 13, 2009:

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

January 30, 2009:

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

January 11, 2006:

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 […]

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