Privilege is not a dirty word.

Privilege is not a dirty word.

The move towards Mana Ōrite mō te mātauranga Māori. Recognising the need to move towards Mana Ōrite mō te mātauranga Māori is a long awaited step in the right direction for education in Aotearoa. It’s exciting, and for many people – myself included – it is scary. Why? Because for many teachers, their experience of…

Why Feedback Matters

Why Feedback Matters

The art of providing effective feedback As teachers, one of the greatest challenges we face is providing effective feedback that not only improves student outcomes but maintains their enthusiasm and desire to learn. This is often compounded by a lack of time, the requirement to provide tangible assessment grades, and the diversity of student needs….

Teach me about me!

Teach me about me!

The power of culture in a classroom of Pasifika learners. Investigating the topic of cultural inclusiveness brings about some challenges and some controversial ideas. However, it is a subject that speaks volumes about how we can support, encourage and learn from cultural knowledge and apply this to support our Pasifika learners. I think about the…

Assessment for the future

Assessment for the future

AI is here to stay, so how we can make ensure students use this technology in a meaningful way? Students in 2022, the year of our overlords Zukerburg, Bazos and Gates and whoever owns Tik Tok, are interested in proficiencies that align with their intrinsic motivations to succeed in a world where the personal brand…

The Career Conundrum

The Career Conundrum

The world our students will enter demands skills, rather than pure knowledge. How do we prepare them? What if you don’t know what you want to be when you grow up? What if what you will go on to excel at is a role in a field that doesn’t yet exist? What if you’re still…

Education Perfect and the Australian Curriculum Version 9.0

As educators, navigating curriculum changes can be challenging, especially when introducing new perspectives and content areas. At Education Perfect, we have been working on aligning our current content and creating brand-new resources to meet the changes that were brought in with Version 9.0 of the Australian Curriculum.  We’re proud to share with you the work…