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Use your power - vote for the child in your life

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:35:59 +1200 | NZEI

21 September 2017 - Teachers and educators are calling on all whānau, including parents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunties, and grandparents, to use their power today to vote for a fair, well-resourced education system that sets our children ...More >>

Students have their say on education policy

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:36:39 +1200 | Inspiration Education Limited

New Zealand high school students want policymakers to bring more life skills, mental health services and balanced workloads to the classroom. Ahead of this weekend’s election, free online NCEA support platform StudyTime asked a selection of Wellington ...More >>

Growth Mindset Key to Effective Teaching

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:24:34 +1200 | Villa Education Trust

A Properly Held Growth Mindset is THE key to Effective Teaching for Improvement and Excellence More >>

Nutrition: Hospitalization Increasing, Learning Decreasing

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:19:48 +1200 | Without Limits Learning

A recent New Zealand Herald article (September 19, 2017) by Kirsty Johnston has exemplified what educators in New Zealand have known for years. Child malnutrition is on the rise, and more and more New Zealand children are being hospitalised for nutrient ...More >>

Education Crisis Unaddressed

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:58:50 +1200 | Education for All

In 2008 IHC lodged its complaint against the on-going failure of New Zealand Governments and the Ministry of Education to ensure that disabled children access a quality education on an equal basis to others in New Zealand schools. IHC’s claim provided overwhelming ...More >>

Gordon Campbell: Ten Reasons For Not Voting National

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:33:00 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

F aith-based voting is the norm, in that we tend to select the election messages that best fit with our deeply held beliefs. Routinely, faith trumps the evidence. There is, for instance, a doctrine that says National is better at managing the economy, ...More >>

New dawn for Māori history in schools

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:01:21 +1200 | NZSTA

Implementation of the New Zealand history curriculum resource, Te Takanga o te Wā was launched in style at Te Papaiouru Marae in Rotorua on Saturday. More >>

Labour supporting Te Reo Māori in schools

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:56:26 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will support a future where New Zealanders from every background will have the ability to use Te Reo Māori in everyday conversations, says Labour’s Deputy Leader and Māori Development spokesperson Kelvin Davis.More >>

$44,000 to help support school teens play sport

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:12:39 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has awarded a number of grants to enable high school students around the country to play sport. More >>

Labour desperately spins on charter schools

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:08:42 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

Labour is desperately spinning on their union-pushed policy to abolish Partnership Schools, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Greens: te reo Māori in all schools by 2030

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:09:21 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party has a plan for all children to learn te reo Māori at school within a generation, to support revitalising the language. More >>

NZEI resorts to desperate measures due to union failure

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:17:26 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

Unions like NZEI are the cause, not the solution of teacher shortages, ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Research provides evidence of the impact of Whānau Ora

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:37:36 +1200 | Te Putahitanga o Te Waipounamu

Research and evaluation reports were presented in Christchurch last night by leading wellbeing economics expert Professor Paul Dalziel and Dr Catherine Savage of Ihi Research which provides a significant evidence base that the South Island Whānau ...More >>

Education Leaders Announce Plan for Auckland Teacher Crisis

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:37:39 +1200 | NZEI

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers have announced a sector-lead plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis.More >>

Education leaders have a plan to fix Auckland teacher crisis

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:28:53 +1200 | NZEI

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers will tomorrow announce their plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis.More >>

$11 million to redevelop two Central Otago schools

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:07:06 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Maniototo Area School in Ranfurly and Lawrence Area School will be redeveloped at a combined cost of around $11 million, says Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe. More >>

Free business programmes to drive growth in region

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:36:53 +1200 | Firestation

Free business training programmes will be available for South Waikato residents to help launch and grow businesses in the region. More >>

The policy governments failed to deliver

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:57:33 +1200 | BestStart

The country’s biggest early childhood provider says its not prepared to wait any longer for official action to address the overwhelming issues around obesity among our preschoolers.More >>

Safe, welcoming and inclusive schools are possible

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:37:36 +1200 | PPTA

Secondary teachers have released a discussion document about how to achieve safe, welcoming and inclusive schools for all young people, community members and teachers. Affirming Diversity: inclusion for sexuality and gender minorities will be presented ...More >>

Educators First in Line to Vote Early for Pay Equity

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:19:10 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

When early voting opened this morning, early childhood teachers were among a group of women led by Kristine Bartlett who met in central Wellington to vote for equal pay.More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
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