Education and society
He mahi waiwai tō ngā kura o te rapu i te tūkino tamariki
17 September 2021
Ka pēhea e taea e ngā kura te whakarite pai i ngā kaimahi ki te āhukahuka i ngā tohu mēnā e whakapae ana rātou e tūkinotia ana, e takakinotia ana rānei tētahi tamaiti?
A plea for Afghanistan
14 September 2021
Opinion: Support to Afghanistan must not end at the gates of the nation’s airport. Evan Jones explains how countries must come together to protect those left behind.
Explaining China’s games ban
13 September 2021
Opinion: China's tough clampdown on children's online game playing could mean less bullying, improved eyesight and a reduction of addictive behaviours, writes Allan Fowler.
How to reduce lockdown resistance
10 September 2021
Opinion: Bodo Lang examines New Zealanders' 'reactance' to Covid restrictions - and how to lower the threat of compliance fatigue.
What to say to children about Auckland’s terror attack
9 September 2021
Opinion: Children can be affected in different ways by events like the terror attack at Auckland's LynnMall. Carol Mutch has some tips on how to help.
How does screen time affect children?
6 September 2021
Seven out of eight Kiwi kids exceed recommended recreational screen time guidelines, but what is their significance and how should they be interpreted?
Te Kawehau Hoskins: building relationships with Māori is a win-win for all
2 August 2021
University of Auckland Ihonuku, Te Kawehau Hoskins, says relationships would improve if people were open-minded to learning some te reo Māori and to Māori ways of thinking.
Tim Hazledine: 'Managerialism doesn't belong in universities'
2 August 2021
Opinion: Professor Tim Hazledine reflects on what he believes is wrong with modern New Zealand universities
Racism and arrogance in academia
1 August 2021
Opinion: Stephen May explains how mātauranga Māori is a complementary counterweight to the arrogance and insularity of so much European thought.
Teacher burnout study gets significant results
30 July 2021
Last year was particularly tough on teachers, who had to rapidly adapt to new technology and manage increased workloads, all while running their own lives from home.
Devices distract parents
26 July 2021
Parents who turn off the audible notifications on their mobile phones have the best chance of expanding their child’s vocabulary.
Pākehā identity in changing times
19 July 2021
In parts of the world, including New Zealand, a series of major social movements are confronting racism and challenging the sense that being white is normal and preferred.