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Highlights

By Kathy Ombler
Public sector 41 (1), 2018, p. 5-8 (article).

Looks at challenges faced by New Zealand's public sector and its employees. Covers technological advances, generational disparities, demographic shifts, and major changes in the workplace. Considers whether the public sector is adequately prepared for the future.

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By Will Hazell
Times educational supplement 5291, 2018, p. 10-21 (article).

Critiques the state of the accountability system faced by primary and secondary schools in the UK. Discusses problems in areas such as league tables, targets, performance measures, testing, school inspections, and the sanctions used when schools fail to meet standards.

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By Jai Breitnauer
North & South, March 2018, p. 54-61 (article).

Critiques the provision of services for students with disabilities in New Zealand schools. Mentions the work of the Resource Teacher Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) service, resourcing and funding issues, and the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS). Talks to Education Minister Chris Hipkins and considers the role of the Ministry of Education. Reports on the inclusive approach adopted by Berhampore School in Wellington.

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New resources

Our new resources lists include items recently added to the library’s catalogue and highlights, and tables of contents for a selection of journals and magazines.

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