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Student Magazine First for Girls’ School

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:38:27 +1300 | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School will next Monday, launch its first magazine written, edited and designed solely by its students. More >>

Papatoetoe High School students thrive in the outdoors

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:29:52 +1300 | Hillary Outdoors

Papatoetoe High School students recently came back buzzing from their time at Hillary Outdoors Great Barrier Island where 10 students took part in a 5 day Outdoor Education programme. These students were able to attend the programme thanks to a community ...More >>


Fri, 21 Oct 2016 21:45:34 +1300 | NZ College of Clinical Psychologists

Last week the Minister of Education Hekia Parata commented on the use of ‘seclusion’ and ‘time out’ in schools, labelling it as “absolutely intolerable”. The NZ College of Clinical Psychologists is a professional association exclusively for ...More >>

$4.9M Loss as Minister Fails to Recover Charter Assets

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:07:03 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Taxpayers appear to have lost $4.9 million after the failure of a Northland charter school, that lasted only two years, says New Zealand First. More >>

WelTec Creative Technologies Graduate Exhibition

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:29:46 +1300 | Weltec

Students from the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) Bachelor of Creative Technologies degree and Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies are proud to invite you to the culmination of their academic study showcased in their end of year graduate ...More >>

ARTBOURNE 2016 – famous artists sale for scholarships

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:56:29 +1300 | Wellesley College

ARTBOURNE 2016 – famous artists’ exhibit for sale at Wellington school, Wellesley College, to raise funds for scholarships. 3 – 6 November. More >>

The Bedford School of Music & Performing Arts NZ Scholarship

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:03:56 +1300 | The Bedford School of Music

We are taking submissions, donations and actively fundraising now for the 2017 Scholarship. For questions or information More >>

Gold Medal For Rangi Ruru Writer

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 13:05:17 +1300 | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Out of almost a million entries, a Rangi Ruru Girls’ School student has been awarded a gold medal in the Year 10 section of the ICAS Writing competition. More >>

$17m to redevelop two Waikato schools

Sun, 16 Oct 2016 19:47:08 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Cambridge High School and Ngaruawahia High School in the Waikato will both undergo major redevelopments, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today. “Around $8 million will be invested in Ngaruawahia High School, and around $9 million will ...More >>

St Stephen’s and Queen Victoria Schools scholarships

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 01:36:51 +1300 | Joint Press Release

The St Stephen’s and Queen Victoria Schools Trust Board is pleased to announce its new scholarship programme! More >>

Chief Ombudsman to investigate use of seclusion rooms

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 12:51:11 +1300 | Office of the Ombudsman

Chief Ombudsman initiates investigation into use of seclusion rooms in schools Date 14 October 2016 More >>

PPTA president's comments disgrace her profession

Sun, 9 Oct 2016 21:08:18 +1300 | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour says teachers should call for Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) President Angela Roberts' resignation after her casual dismissal of inappropriate conduct towards students being due to ‘stress.’More >>

NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs: Results, Day 2

Thu, 6 Oct 2016 10:24:14 +1300 | Netball New Zealand

Day 2 of the NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs has seen another big day of Netball at the Walter Nash Centre in Lower Hutt. More >>

NZ Schools head NSW in series opener

Thu, 6 Oct 2016 09:36:07 +1300 | New Zealand Rugby League

NZ Secondary Schools have drawn first blood in their two-game series against NSW Combined High Schools, prevailing 22-18 in the opening encounter at Rotorua’s Puketawhero Park.More >>

More than 1,300 schools to face budget cuts

Wed, 5 Oct 2016 09:47:09 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The latest Ministry of Education figures reveal thousands of schools will face cuts to funding under National’s new operations grant funding model, says Labour's Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins.More >>

Wesley a New Town a Place with the Spirit of People

Tue, 4 Oct 2016 13:15:16 +1300 | Wesley New Town

‘Wesley is more than bricks and mortar. The building of a new town and a new school is a positive step in the school’s evolution.’ More >>

Cool heads needed on online learning plans

Sat, 1 Oct 2016 11:56:47 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

The National government is ploughing ahead with a plan to legislate for the introduction of online schools against official advice and despite being presented with research that shows online schooling models overseas have weaker results than their traditional ...More >>

Vocational skills are valued and essential

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:57:56 +1300 | Industry Training Federation of New Zealand

The Industry Training Federation (ITF) congratulates the hundreds of New Zealand secondary schools that have broadened senior curriculum through offering vocational pathways to senior students.More >>

Arts Festival announces young Ambassadors

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:06:20 +1300 | Hawke's Bay Arts Festival

The next generation of actors, directors and backstage professionals will have the chance to get up close and personal to some of the industry’s best, as part of an Ambassador Programme at this year’s Harcourts Hawke’s Bay Arts Festival. More >>

First–time episodes of rheumatic fever in Northland drop

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:33:44 +1300 | Northland District Health Board

Northland DHB is seeing positive results from a campaign to get children treated for Strep Throat A. First-time episodes of rheumatic fever have dropped from 15 in 2014 to five cases in 2015 and in 2016 just one case was reported. More >>


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