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Budget 2015 - Scoop Full Coverage - Update #1 21/5/15

Thu, 21 May 2015 19:02:08 +1200 | The Scoop Team


Top biology student off to Denmark Olympiad

Thu, 21 May 2015 17:28:41 +1200 | University of Waikato

Sixteen-year-old Waikato Dio student Nikita Lyons is one of four students representing New Zealand at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) in Denmark this July. More >>

Stepping up for kids with special needs

Thu, 21 May 2015 14:41:55 +1200 | New Zealand Government

The Government is investing an extra $62.9 million of operating funding over the next four years to better assist children with special education needs to learn and achieve, Education Minister Hekia Parata says. “We believe every child and young ...More >>

Extra $8.2m for vulnerable students

Thu, 21 May 2015 14:37:07 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Almost 6,000 of New Zealand’s most vulnerable students will benefit from an extra $8.2 million operating funding over the next four years for initiatives designed to increase their participation in the education system and lift achievement levels, ...More >>

Opportunities through Partnership Schools

Thu, 21 May 2015 14:20:01 +1200 | New Zealand Government

David Seymour Under-Secretary to the Minister of Education 21 May 2015 Opportunities through Partnership Schools More >>

Competenz Appoints Megan Richards

Wed, 13 May 2015 12:53:04 +1200 | Competenz

Competenz Appoints Megan Richards as National Manager, Journalism Industry training organisation Competenz is pleased to announce Megan Richards has been appointed National Account Manager for Journalism, after 10 years spent with TVNZ as the broadcaster’s ...More >>

New Zealand teachers to plunge into Shanghai

Mon, 11 May 2015 12:01:19 +1200 | Asia New Zealand Foundation

From Kiwi start-ups in China to global giants like Disney Corporation ¬– the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Shanghai forum will give teachers a taste of the scale and significance of China’s economy.More >>

Concern over Education Minister’s disinterest

Thu, 7 May 2015 13:41:22 +1200 | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa and TEU are very concerned about Education Minister Hekia Parata’s apparent lack of interest in the details of a secret international trade deal that would have a massive impact on public education.More >>

Local scholarship award winners recognised at Parliament

Wed, 6 May 2015 16:57:17 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The 2014 New Zealand Scholarship Awards have just been presented and Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga was excited to be there as top students were recognised and celebrated for their achievements.More >>

Crowdfunding campaign launched to help students study

Tue, 5 May 2015 10:25:50 +1200 | NZPA

As most parents know students are under a great deal of pressure these days to learn and do well in school, and often the pressure of exams can be crippling. Too many times, students are told to go home and study, but who teaches them how to? It isn’t ...More >>

Smokefreerockquest – East Coast heats results.

Mon, 4 May 2015 10:00:38 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

They conquered their nerves and played their songs at the local Smokefreerockquest heats, held on Saturday at the War Memorial Theatre, where the top 12 bands and solo-duos in East Coast were selected to go through to the regional final. (time and place ...More >>

Smokefreerockquest – Hawkes Bay heats results

Mon, 4 May 2015 09:58:42 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

Aspiring teen musicians conquered their nerves and played their songs at the local Smokefreerockquest heats, held on Sunday at Napier Boys High School; where the top 12 bands and solo-duos in Hawkes Bay were selected to go through to the regional ...More >>

Anger Over 5 Year Delay for Western Springs College Rebuild

Mon, 4 May 2015 09:58:35 +1200 | Dan Salmon

Angry parents are asking why the Government keeps delaying the promised rebuild of Western Springs College, the only co-ed secondary school in Auckland’s inner west. More >>

National still splashing cash on charter school experiment

Sat, 2 May 2015 17:18:45 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

National still splashing cash on charter school experiment New figures confirming that charter schools are still being funded at up to four times the rate of their state school counterparts shows just how desperate the National Government is to ...More >>

South Auckland learners get a boost into science careers

Fri, 1 May 2015 11:00:47 +1200 | COMET Auckland

More young people in South Auckland will have the opportunity to enter an exciting career in science, following a recent contract win by COMET Auckland from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

AHE Homeschooling Conference

Fri, 1 May 2015 10:10:35 +1200 | AHE

AHE Homeschooling Conference key note speaker is a High School Principal whose kids are homeschooled. More >>

Burnside Highschool students to protest for Badawi

Fri, 1 May 2015 09:32:03 +1200 | Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand

Burnside Highschool students to take public action on behalf of imprisoned Saudi blogger, Raif Badawi More >>

Tool launched to improve outcomes for Māori students

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:04:20 +1200 | Joint Press Release

Tool launched to improve outcomes for Māori students A self-review tool to help boards of trustees to improve outcomes for Māori students by evaluating and improving cultural responsiveness in their school has just been jointly launched by the Ministry ...More >>

Universities and schools realising advantages of cell phones

Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:32:30 +1200 | University of Canterbury

Universities and schools are realising the advantages of cell phones as an integral part of learning, a University of Canterbury PhD education student says. More >>

Gloriavale Christian Community School: What does it teach?

Tue, 28 Apr 2015 09:24:00 +1200 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

Registered by the state; inspected by the Education Review Office, and partially funded by taxpayers – but what is taught there? More >>


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