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New Process Initiated Re Future of Salisbury School

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:40:40 +1200 | Salisbury School

The Minister of Education Hon Nikki Kaye spoke with Salisbury School Board Chair and Relieving Principal on Friday, informing them that she will not be making a decision on the school’s future until after the election.More >>

Samuel Marsden School Project Turns into Election Event

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:11:01 +1200 | NZEI

23 August 2017 - Four Wellington schoolgirls have initiated an election event involving James Shaw, Grant Robertson and NZ First candidate Andy Foster, after a school project got them fired up about politics and the underfunding of early childhood education.More >>

Manfeild driver course gets thumbs up

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:11:32 +1200 | Manfeild

THE mother of one of the first graduates of a Manfeild-centred programme readying young drivers for the road has spoken glowingly of the course – as has her daughter. More >>

Applications to open for youth digital scholarships

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:47:20 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Nikki Kaye Minister for Youth 20 August 2017 Media Statement Applications to open for youth digital scholarships More >>

Seven years of National Standards and nothing to show

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:32:31 +1200 | NZEI

18 August 2017 National Standards should be scrapped because results released today show that they make no difference to student achievement, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Start Planning for Seaweek 2018

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:45:01 +1200 | NZAEE

The New Zealand Association for Environmental Education (NZAEE) is delighted to announce the dates and theme for its flagship event Seaweek for 2018. More >>

Be in to win prizes by recycling your oral care waste

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:13:21 +1200 | TerraCycle

Local schools, non for profit clubs and community groups are invited to take part in in the Colgate Better World Recycling Project for their chance to win prizes simply by collecting oral care waste. More >>

AccorHotels Offer Tourism Scholarships to High School Students

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:07:43 +1200 | Hotel St Moritz Queenstown

Two Queenstown businesses have joined forces with their local high school to offer a student a scholarship to kickstart their global tourism career.More >>

Samuel Marsden Students Excel

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:52:25 +1200 | Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School student have been on a winning streak recently, excelling academically and in their co-curricular pursuits. More >>

New Site for Hastings Te Kura Kaupapa Māori

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:55:15 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New site for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Wānanga Whare Tāpere o Takitimu, Hastings More >>

Purpose, Skills & Jobs Needed for Pasefika and Māori Youth

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:06:43 +1200 | The Maori Party

‘When our Pasefika and Māori youth lose their purpose focus in life because they failed in school, lack marketable skills, and find no job opportunities…they end up as our wayward children. It is not an excuse but it is the ‘why’ our younger ...More >>

Teacher resources bring primary industries in the classrooms

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:19:42 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A new set of online resources will provide teachers with the information they need to help their students learn about New Zealand’s animal welfare, biosecurity and food systems, says Associate Minister for Primary Industries Louise Upston.More >>

Canterbury weather hits schools

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:56:48 +1200 | Ministry of Education

Parents should keep in contact with schools, early learning services after further wet weather and snow in the Canterbury region With heavy rain and snow forecast to continue falling over parts of Canterbury parents are being advised to keep in touch ...More >>

Laser Plumbing & Electrical Winter Hoodies for Schools

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:35:39 +1200 | Laser Plumbing

Simon Walker of Laser Plumbing & Richard Beaufort of Laser Electrical Wellington East aren’t just about plumbing & electrical, they have a real passion is giving back to his community. Simon & Richard got together with a few of his industry ...More >>

Get Paid to Get Ahead with Apprenticeships

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 12:56:29 +1200 | Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

Young trainees and apprentices will be sharing their success stories with keen young kiwis during next week’s ‘Got a Trade? Got it Made!’ week. “We want young people to know about the massive range of job opportunities that offer the chance ...More >>

Principals Helps ACG Education to Prepare for the Future

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:13:57 +1200 | AGC Education

AUCKLAND, 14 August 2017: ACG Education, New Zealand’s largest private education provider, has introduced a new family of brands with the help of branding agency Principals. More >>

New Central Otago/Lakes Schools’ Debating Championship

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:36:35 +1200 | Rotary Club

14 August 2017 - Public advocacy company ‘The Message’ , in concert with the Cromwell Rotary Club, is organising and hosting the 2017 Central Otago Schools’ Debating Championship – and there has been an excellent response from secondary ...More >>

Wellington East Girls' College Pride Week

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:26:40 +1200 | Pride Week

Wellington East Girls’ College (WEGC) is holding their second annual Pride Week in August. The general aim of Pride Week is to bring attention to and support for queer people’s self-identification (whether that is sexual orientation or gender ...More >>

School driving lessons benefit students in many ways

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 16:59:46 +1200 | Massey University

Compulsory driver’s licence education at secondary schools is being endorsed by new research from Massey University on the grounds it will make a big difference in helping young people get jobs.More >>

Vegetables Star in Secondary School Culinary Challenge

Wed, 9 Aug 2017 10:11:53 +1200 | National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

9 August 2017 - Vegetables will star on plates at the grand final of the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge on the 29th August 2017. Students will use pumpkin in their entree and the main will feature two fresh New Zealand grown vegetables ...More >>


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