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MAGS win fourth consecutive NZ Secondary Schools title

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 15:40:26 +1300 | Netball New Zealand

Mount Albert Grammar School have won their fourth consecutive NZ Secondary Schools Netball Champs title, holding a determined Saint Kentigern College at bag, 41-35, at EA Networks Centre in Ashburton this afternoon.More >>

Study Reveals Parents' Perceptions of New Zealand Education

Fri, 9 Oct 2015 12:56:11 +1300 | ASG Education

Study Reveals Parents' Perceptions of New Zealand Education Education aspirations equal success for New Zealand children ASG Parents Report Card reveals parents’ perceptions of state of education in New Zealand The aspirations New Zealand parents ...More >>

Seven Day Countdown to ShakeOut earthquake drill

Thu, 8 Oct 2015 14:00:42 +1300 | Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management

With just seven days to go until New Zealand’s national ShakeOut earthquake drill, a challenge is going out to every business and family in the country to sign up now to help them ‘get ready and get thru’ if there is a disaster.More >>

Finalists announced for the Making a Difference competition

Tue, 6 Oct 2015 16:47:54 +1300 | Inspiring Stories Trust

The charity Inspiring Stories, led by young New Zealander of the Year Guy Ryan, is proud to announce the finalists for its annual filmmaking competition, Making a Difference , following judging of entries by a panel of film industry professionals.More >>

Free Press 5/10/15

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 17:32:34 +1300 | ACT New Zealand

Google vs the PPTA The PPTA teachers’ union has held its annual conference with the usual combative ‘70s trade union style rhetoric. We needn’t repeat it here because it is predictable enough: life and death struggle, good and evil, et cetera. ...More >>

Kiwi schools hungry for more science and technology funding

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 11:57:24 +1300 | Spark Activate

5 OCTOBER, Auckland, NZ – Over 200 New Zealand schools have called on a staggering $100,000 raised by Caltex customers in the “Fuel Your School” initiative – which will contribute much needed funding for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering ...More >>

Kua pānuitia i tēnei rā he hōtaka karahipi hou mō te reo Māo

Mon, 5 Oct 2015 08:35:26 +1300 | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Kua pānuitia i tēnei rā he hōtaka karahipi hou mō te reo Māori. E rima ngā karahipi hou a Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori rāua ko Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga i huaina ko ‘Kia Ita’ hei tautoko i te rangahau reo Māori ki te taumata pae ...More >>

Principals Reject Parata’s Funding Plans

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 16:36:32 +1300 | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Minister Parata’s announcement to scrap the decile system of funding and link future school funding to student achievement has been roundly rejected by school principals. More >>

Improv: The Next Step - Workshop for High School Students

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 14:54:43 +1300 | PlayShop

After a promising and challenging first workshop with students from across Wellington, PlayShop will lead the second of its improv for students workshops on Sunday 11 October at BATS Theatre, following a week of national and international professional improv ...More >>

Students first for funding, not failed foreign models

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 13:46:43 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First believes in a funding model for education that is equity based on student needs not test scores,” says New Zealand First Education Spokesperson Tracey Martin.More >>

Wellington safe city heroes honoured

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 13:10:50 +1300 | Wellington City Council

The brave, the selfless and the safety-conscious received Safety in the City Awards last night from Wellington City Council for their contribution to keeping Wellington safe.More >>

Parata’s comments highlight massive holes in Govt’s plan

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 11:00:13 +1300 | Green Party

Hekia Parata’s admission that the Government wants to tie school funding to achievement data, and her bizarre comments about charter schools and Apartheid, shows just how flawed National’s ideologically driven education reforms are, the Green Party said ...More >>

Achievement based funding would be a disaster

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 10:34:06 +1300 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

The Education Minister’s speech to the PPTA Conference yesterday raising the spectre of achievement data driving a new funding system would be disastrous for New Zealand children, says NZEI Te Riu Roa.More >>

Virulent teacher education market tough on schools

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 09:57:07 +1300 | PPTA

In a bid to address this PPTA’s executive, in consultation with the association’s Otago region, has put together a paper for PPTA’s annual conference to discuss this afternoon.More >>

Falcons vs Stingrays in youth finals

Fri, 2 Oct 2015 08:27:47 +1300 | New Zealand Rugby League

After week of possibilities, the Got A Trade? Got It Made! National Youth Tournament will again come down to a very familiar scenario - Akarana Falcons v Counties Manukau Stingrays in the finals.More >>

Thank You, School Trustees

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 14:51:39 +1300 | NZSTA

This week marks the 26th anniversary of community-based boards of trustees in New Zealand and NZSTA is taking the opportunity to say thank you to over 150,000 people across New Zealand who have committed time and energy in the governance of New Zealand ...More >>

Schools face increasing challenge

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 14:36:52 +1300 | Computer Forensics NZ

Local computer forensics authority says his company is being called in more often to sort out pornography on school computers More >>

Another 940 in Trades Academies from 2016

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 11:00:34 +1300 | New Zealand Government

More young people will have the opportunity to combine study and practical experience with 940 additional places in Trades Academies, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today. A funding ...More >>

Struggling Vipers still have bite

Thu, 1 Oct 2015 09:20:39 +1300 | New Zealand Rugby League

This wasn’t how the 2015 NZRL National Premiership was meant to unfold for the Central Vipers. More >>

Falcons, Stingrays Sweep into Semis

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 17:18:48 +1300 | New Zealand Rugby League

On moving day at the Got A Trade? Got It Made! Youth Nationals, the favourites all progressed unbeaten to semi-finals and Akarana Falcons issued a warning in the 17s grade.More >>


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