Co-founder of The Sapling Jane Arthur has a long-standing interest in educational publishing – so when the opportunity came along to pick the brain of Clean Slate Press' Frances McBeath, it was the perfect match. Read on to learn more about the ins and outs of the Joy Cowley Building Bridges series, first launched in 2019. I’ve long been fascinated with educational publishing, the books and resources used in classrooms that you generally can’t buy in bookshops. To me, educati
Alex Collins from Lift Publishing reflects on the value that Educational Publishing has to New Zealand's curriculum, and explains why 'teachers need access to rich materials that value local knowledge and ensure that students’ learning is relevant and meaningful.' It was a winding road that led me to educational publishing. After 12 years in the film industry – 18-hour days, six-day weeks, weekends, nights, months away from home – I decided I needed a life. So I went primary
Most stories for New Zealand children are published in English and some in te reo Māori – but what if you want to read a story with your child in a Pasifika language? For decades Don Long has published educational works in Pasifika languages, editing in reo Māori Kūki ‘Airani, vagahau Niue, gagana Sāmoa, gagana Tokelau, lea faka-Tonga, and English. He tells us what's out there now. U.S. Ambassador Huebner's Manono Island Tour, Samoa, March 2012. Faleu Primary School students.