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Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making teacher strike easy

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:10:45 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

On today of all days, it should not escape everyone’s notice that at the same time teachers are standing together for an education system that values and attracts new and incredible people to teach our kids, the Vice-Chancellor of the University ...More >>

Online Maths Challenge Back to Ignite Numeric Passion

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:48:04 +1200 | Matific

The Matific Games , a maths competition run by leading online maths resource Matific , is returning for its second year and is set to be bigger than ever with even more schools looking to compete across Australia and New Zealand. More >>

CTU celebrates settlement for education support workers

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:09:38 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions today congratulated education support workers for achieving pay equity, with the signing of terms of settlement for workers who provide support to young children with additional learning needs.More >>

Papakura Normal School wins Big Little Sponsorship

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:47:54 +1200 | AA Insurance

Auckland – 13 August 2018 – The 676 pupils at Papakura Normal School discovered today they have received a major sporting boost from AA Insurance. More >>

Kiwi kids will be better off with money thanks to Banqer

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 13:29:13 +1200 | Kiwibank

Banqer, the online financial literacy platform that sees New Zealand primary school students paying tax, saving for retirement and buying property, is set for another boost. More >>

ACC’s Mates and Dates programme is by specialists

Thu, 9 Aug 2018 16:53:34 +1200 | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

ACC’s Mates and Dates programme is facilitated by specialist organisations with strong ties to school communities More >>

August 8 SAS College Rugby League results

Thu, 9 Aug 2018 14:08:14 +1200 | Auckland Rugby League

Premier – semi-finals Kelston Boys’ High School 16 Wesley College 12 (Kelston through to the Grand Final) Mt Albert Grammar School 22 St Paul’s College 4 (Mt Albert through to the Grand Final) Pakuranga College 28 Westlake Boys’ High School ...More >>

Entries for the 2018 Cawthron Scitec Expo already rolling in

Thu, 9 Aug 2018 14:05:39 +1200 | Cawthron Foundation

Entries are already rolling in for the 2018 Cawthron Scitec Expo. Projects already entered include: Music and plants, How ants react to oleic acid, and Bin bag explosions. Students have until 7 September to get their entries in. More >>

First stage of Hornby High redevelopment completed [3/8/18]

Wed, 8 Aug 2018 14:24:34 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hornby High School students are benefiting from the recent completion of stage one of their $26 million redevelopment, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said. More >>

Time for Charter schools to submit 'woefully inadequate'

Wed, 8 Aug 2018 13:35:53 +1200 | E Tipu e Rea

Unreasonable deadline has Charter Schools scrambling to provide feedback on Minister’s late amendments to Education Amendment Bill. More >>

Secondary teachers begin discussions

Tue, 7 Aug 2018 13:22:04 +1200 | PPTA

Today, the union representing secondary teachers, PPTA, started discussions with the government for a new collective agreement.More >>

Auckland schools struggling as rolls reach capacity

Mon, 6 Aug 2018 10:36:46 +1200 | RNZ

The number of school children in Auckland has grown at the upper limit of official forecasts this year and some schools are struggling to find enough classrooms and teachers , principals say.More >>

Award for Bream Bay College Teen

Thu, 2 Aug 2018 13:57:34 +1200 | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

The R. Tucker Thompson has presented this year‘s Tucker Lewis award to Tiahorangi Morgan Edmonds, a 16 year old Bream Bay College student. More >>

Academics warn against NCEA changes

Thu, 2 Aug 2018 10:09:13 +1200 | RNZ

Changes to the NCEA qualification risk undermining the quality of education in secondary schools, a group of education experts from Victoria University has warned. More >>

Bridges' sister accused of teaching creationism in science

Wed, 1 Aug 2018 12:56:06 +1200 | RNZ

Simon Bridges' sister accused of using science classes to teach creationism Jo Moir , Political Reporter More >>

Partnership School Closure entrenches Māori underachievement

Wed, 1 Aug 2018 09:36:05 +1200 | Pem Bird

Pem Bird, long-time educator and winner of this year’s Matariki Award for contribution to education, has joined other Māori leaders in condemning Minister Hipkins’ destruction of Partnership Schools.More >>

New Zealand Secondary Schools Team Named

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:40:28 +1200 | Netball NZ

New Zealand’s best secondary school players have been named to take on several international age-group teams later this year. The 14-strong New Zealand Secondary Schools team has been confirmed by Netball New Zealand and will travel to Canberra ...More >>

Māori charter school fears loss of staff in state system

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:01:16 +1200 | RNZ

A Māori charter school in Whangārei says it will lose staff who have been critical to its success when it comes under the state education umbrella. More >>

Funding round open for international student wellbeing

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:42:10 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Funding of $750,000 will be targeted at projects aimed at supporting the wellbeing of international students, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today. More >>

Gordon Campbell on National’s obsolescence, and the Greens

Mon, 30 Jul 2018 11:53:58 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

N early a year after the party lost the 2017 election, the weekend’s National Party conference felt like one of those Sunday nights on RNZ, when everyone can forget about all the modern stuff and tune back into the way we were. Somehow, someone thought ...More >>

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