For those concerned about the future of education in New Zealand, this has often been a strange year of waiting for the outcomes of multiple reviews. There are around 15 major reviews of education underway at present. There are bound to be some good ideas when the groups start to report over the next few
Across the country, teachers report that there are more children with high learning needs and the resources and funding to help these children are over-stretched. Education professionals talk here about how they deliver the curriculum to children with learning needs.
Janice Jones, deputy principal at Karori West Normal School, says the most important thing about being a truly inclusive school, in which every child thrives, is that the whole school is in the waka together.