Empowering Education for Sustainable Oceans | Written by Shane Smith

Empowering Education for Sustainable Oceans | Written by Shane Smith

The founders of Education Perfect, Shane and Craig Smith have always sought to influence positive change. Their new focus has become the ocean, with Craig qualifying as a scuba diving instructor, and Shane developing an interest in underwater photography – experiences that have opened their eyes to the importance of sustainability in our oceans, and…

We’ve Been Given a Once-in-a-lifetime Opportunity to Reimagine Education

  The shift to online learning and learning from home has impacted so many young lives over the past few years. It is important we recognise how this change has affected our learners. This article, written by Education Perfect’s Head of Digital Learning for International Schools, Helen Prior, delves into this topic. With 14 years of…

Back to School After Lockdown: Advice for Supporting our Learners and Teachers

“With only a handful of weeks until the end-of-year, teachers face two challenges: providing a seamless transition back into the classroom and assessing each student’s individual learning deficits.” This article written by our very own Head of School Engagement for ANZ, Maree Carr, explores how teachers can prepare for the return to school following lockdown. Maree…

The State of Literacy

International Literacy Day is upon us once again and with it the annual outrage regarding falling literacy rates of some group or another. As usual, standardised testing comes under scrutiny and literacy rate comparisons are pushed around in the media. Literacy, along with numeracy, creativity, critical thinking and communication skills are vital aspects of education…

Aotearoa, Walk with Me

‘E kore au e hoki i te waewae tūtuki.  Ka koke whakamua noa atu!’  I will not turn back because of minor obstacles. I will press ahead to the desired goal! I am a proud Kiwi of mixed ethnicities who happened to be born in Aotearoa within a small coastal community, who, at the time, were…