INTRODUCING THE NEW ZEALAND INITIATIVE

Introducing The New Zealand Initiative

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Fall of the Wall:
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10 November, Wellington

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One of the best additions to the policy landscape in recent years was the Productivity Commission, which started work in 2011. In the short time it has been in operation,...
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If you are invested in gold, you should mark November 30 in your diary. That Sunday could have an impact on your portfolio as Switzerland votes in a referendum on...
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Five years ago the 2025 Taskforce assessed the income gap with Australia to be 35%, or about $16,000 in dollars of the day for every man, woman and child. Some...
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The media’s responsibility is to establish facts. Yet it seems the job of a journalist now is nothing more than taking a press release at face value, paraphrasing it a...
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We moved to New Zealand over a decade ago because I reckoned it the world’s least mad country: the Outside of the Asylum. It tops my informal ranking on this...
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Dutch graphic design student Zilla van den Born recently made international headlines with her Bachelor’s thesis on ‘Fakebooking’. For those of us familiar with Facebook but not with Fakebooking, her...
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Please click here if you would like to download our latest publication.

The School Leadership Effect outlines school leader dispositions, strategies, styles and practices that influence student achievement, and illustrates the huge demands placed on principals both as pedagogical leaders and chief executives of their schools. The report sets the stage for a second in this series, which will show how New Zealand can have quality school principals in every school, of critical important in New Zealand’s self-managing schools model where the influence of principals is particularly pronounced.


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Please click here if you would like to download our latest publication.

No School is an Island: Fostering Collaboration in a Competitive System is the story of ‘Learning and Change Networks’ (LCN), a model of school collaboration that the government’s ‘Investing in Educational Success’ (IES) policy must learn from. The Initiative profiles the key features of LCN that enable schools to work together, and provides thinking on how to improve the IES policy to ensure the investment is worthwhile.

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