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A Tale of Two School Types & Their Different Treatment

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:08:15 +1200 | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

The release of the decision on accountability funding for charter schools, and the Ombudsman’s report on school closures, shows one set of rules for state schools dealing with vulnerable communities, and another set for charter schools, who were ...More >>

Students Start Petition to Improve Mental Health Awareness

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:05:44 +1200 | Wellington Girls' College

Hundreds of New Zealanders suffer from Mental Health disorders without realizing. In a recent 2016 survey conducted by the Mental Health Foundation, only 3.2% of New Zealanders suffering from Mental Health Disorders felt they had access to good support ...More >>

Government must apologise for Christchurch schools stuff-up

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:01:54 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Government must apologise for Christchurch schools stuff-up The Ombudsman’s findings that the Ministry of Education botched the reorganisation of Christchurch schools after the 2011 earthquake are damning for an under-fire National Government, says ...More >>

Top honours for Passchendaele competition tied

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:56:21 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Two students have tied for first place in the Passchendaele multi-media competition, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs David Bennett announced. Wellington’s Neakiry Kivi and Tauranga’s Amanda Yang were the two year 13 students to jointly take out ...More >>

Young people are future for key construction player

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:03:30 +1200 | Careers New Zealand

Supported by Careers New Zealand, students will get a hands-on look at a real-world construction project and get a chance to meet with people working in the industry. More >>

Brand new school facilities enhance refugee education

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:46:45 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe is today, on World Refugee Day, welcoming the opening of new education facilities at the Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre in Auckland.More >>

St Paul’s Students Win Fieldays Young Inventor of the Year

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:35:02 +1200 | St Paul's Collegiate School

A team of St Paul’s Collegiate School Agribusiness students have been awarded the ‘Young Inventor of the Year’ prize at Fieldays 2017. More >>

Mentoring IT For Girls

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:30:42 +1200 | Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic will become ‘tech heaven’ for a group of 40 girls from around Dunedin next week with a new “ShadowTech Day”. More >>

Survey exposes teens risk of suicide

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:00:15 +1200 | University of Auckland

A survey of over 8000 New Zealand high school students has found young people exposed to suicide attempts of others are at an increased risk of taking their own lives, and young people living in poverty are at the highest risk.More >>

We are looking after international students

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:29:07 +1200 | Hastings District Council

Lifestyle and pastoral care are big draw cards for parents from other countries looking for an international education for their youngsters – and Hastings is a winner in both those areas.More >>

Fieldays an opportunity for careers advice

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:37:26 +1200 | New Zealand Government

More than 500 students will be offered advice on careers in the primary industries as they pass through the Careers and Education Hub at Fieldays this week. More >>

Gordon Campbell on anti-immigration gambit Labour, & Israel

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:13:16 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

C alls for a crackdown on public money being wasted on low quality educational courses? That’s always a perennial topic in any election year. Back in 2005, it was National’s education spokesman – a guy called Bill English – who led the charge against ...More >>

Gifted Awareness Week - Data Missing for 40,000+ students

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:23:40 +1200 | Gifted Education Centre

This week families, schools and organisations nationwide celebrate Gifted Awareness Week in the hope that raising understanding around this 40,000 plus cohort will help to improve the engagement and progress of gifted and talented children in Aotearoa ...More >>

Educators send a message to future women

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 16:12:05 +1200 | NZEI

13 June 2017 On Support Staff Day tomorrow (Wednesday 14 June), educators will be recognising and celebrating the true value of support staff, and sending messages to the women of the future.More >>

FIDGIT SPINNERS: A Crazy Craze, or a Teachers Toolbox

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 15:45:26 +1200 | Without Limits Learning

FIDGIT SPINNERS: A Crazy Craze, or a Teachers Toolbox By Leanne Seniloli Neuro-developmental Therapist and Early Childhood Educator More >>

Call on Education Minister to back ‘water only’ schools

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:39:54 +1200 | Joint Press Release

Dental Association and Hāpai Te Hauora call on Education Minister to back ‘water only’ schools The New Zealand Dental Association (NZDA) and Hāpai Te Hauora are calling on Education Minister Nikki Kaye to back ‘water only’ schools. Last year, ...More >>

Survey shows many international students plan to stay in NZ

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:43:10 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Most international students in New Zealand at PTEs (private training establishments) who have a plan for themselves after study intend to stay in New Zealand to work. This shows how low-level education has become a backdoor immigration route under ...More >>

New wellbeing strategy for international students

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:02:47 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A new wellbeing strategy for international students will help to protect and enhance New Zealand’s reputation as a safe and welcoming study destination, says Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith.More >>

Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia announced

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 14:11:03 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced the recipients of the latest Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) funding round. 202 New Zealand students from universities and institutes of technology have ...More >>

L’Oréal NZ boosts future of beauty with new training Academy

Mon, 12 Jun 2017 13:41:36 +1200 | L'Oreal New Zealand

L’Oréal, the world’s leading beauty company, celebrates the unveiling of the L’Oréal Academy in New Zealand. More >>

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