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Essay Competition launched on International Day of Peace

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:22:22 +1200 | Royal Commonwealth Society

PRESS RELEASE: The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017 launched on International Day of Peace More >>

Twenty-five attend ‘School Environments’ workshop

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:27:49 +1200 | Northland Regional Council

‘Enviroschools workshop (MEDIA) - 20160920’ Kohukohu School teacher Kim Wilson, left, Hukurenui School student Kaia Stevens and Northland College caretaker Rob Paewhenua take a hands on approach to lavender farming at the recent School Environments Workshop ...More >>

Education For All Rally 22/9/16

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:24:17 +1200 | Inclusive Education Action Group

Whanau, educators and disabled people are coming together to send a message to Government - your Special Education Update was totally inadequate and it's time to invest in inclusion.More >>

Waitakere Business Students... At the top of their game

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:05:23 +1200 | Waitakere College

In the heart of West Auckland, six students from Waitakere College, are leading the competition with their “Shape’n’Bake” dry cookie mix. The following students,Jon Lansang, Solal Ramand Tyrone Taylor, and Aswinan Vimalathas formed the student company ...More >>

Joyce Passing Buck Over Foreign Students

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:48:48 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce only has his eyes on the dollars and is not interested in regulating New Zealand’s international student industry, says New Zealand First.More >>

Stage Challenge National Award winners 2016

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:47:45 +1200 | Stage Challenge

(20/09/2016 – AKL, NZ) The Stage Challenge Foundation is excited to announce that after an enthralling nationwide tour which involved more than 14,000 participants from 180 schools, Wanganui High School have won 1st Place in the 2016 national awards ...More >>

Education unions announce next steps on “bulk funding”

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:54:00 +1200 | NZEI

The members of NZEI Te Riu Roa and PPTA have delivered a resounding rejection of the Government’s latest funding proposal, with more than 99% voting against it in meetings around the country, and calling for further action.More >>

Parents, schools, teachers oppose bulk funding

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:22:03 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Overwhelming opposition to the National Government’s school bulk funding proposal is unsurprising and Hekia Parata should now unequivocally rule out proceeding with the idea, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.More >>

Minister Parata to visit the US and Israel

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:48:02 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata will today travel to the United States to examine one of that country’s most successful education systems and to discuss training with leading academics.More >>

Upper Hutt’s annual Breakaway Festival of Cycling

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:13:34 +1200 | Upper Hutt City Council

Upper Hutt’s annual cycle festival is about to kick off with events and fun for all ages. More >>

2017 Special Education study awards open

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:54:40 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata is urging New Zealand teachers to put their names forward for the Special Education study awards for 2017. “The Special Education study awards are an excellent professional opportunity for teachers to develop their ...More >>

Cawthron Science Fair - public viewing 21 September

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:14:24 +1200 | Cawthron Institute

Come along and check out our local talent – secondary school students from across the Nelson-Tasman region showcase research and innovations. There are a record number of entries in this year's event.More >>

South Auckland educators set to oppose funding proposals

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:40:04 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

What: Over 3000 NZEI Te Riu Roa and PPTA union members in South Auckland are set to gather tomorrow to discuss the Government’s proposal to reintroduce bulk funding. This will be the largest and last of over 50 meetings held around New Zealand over ...More >>

Unitec and West Auckland schools promote engineering skills

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:43:31 +1200 | UNITEC

Unitec Institute of Technology and six west Auckland secondary schools are working together to entice students into engineering, upskill teachers and plug gaps in New Zealand’s workforce.More >>

NZ's biggest school rebuild project begins

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:37:38 +1200 | Western Springs College

New Zealand’s biggest ever school rebuild project begins this week. Over the next two years, 80% of Western Springs College – Ngā Puna o Waiōrea will be demolished and a state-of-the-art facility built in its place. The project will cost $75 million ...More >>

HP New Zealand Rural Schools Competition

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:55:26 +1200 | HP New Zealand

Auckland, Sept. 14, 2016 — HP New Zealand (HP NZ) is asking rural students to share their vision of how they think they will learn in the future to be in the running to win a share of $26,000 worth of HP products and support.More >>

Young artists on Show at Geoff Wilson Gallery

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 15:19:24 +1200 | NorthTec

Hexalogy is an exhibition showcasing the art works of six Art Academy students, opening on the 22nd September at the Geoff Wilson Gallery. The title is not only suggestive of the number of students exhibiting, but is also illustrative of a sense of cohesiveness ...More >>

Education Initiatives at the Pah Homestead

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:06:22 +1200 | Wallace Arts Trust

On Monday 12th November, the Pah Homestead, TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre hosted the 5th Annual Secondary School Wallace Art Awards. This year’s awards received over 500 entries nationwide, with 38 finalists. The finalists of the Secondary School ...More >>

Pride in the Capital

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:50:18 +1200 | Wellington East Girls' College

This September held the first ever Queer Pride Week at Wellington East Girls’ College (WEGC). The week was held in the lead up to the Day of Silence, a day where people stand in solidarity with the LGBT+ community and those of them who have had their ...More >>

Smokefreerockquest, Smokefree Pacifica Beats national finals

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:04:21 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

It’s the biggest weekend of the year for young rock bands and soloists, with the finals of New Zealand’s only live, nationwide, all original music contests taking place in Auckland.More >>


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