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Teaching tech Marcel’s cup of tea

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:48:31 +1200 | Company-X

Writing software applications is all in a day’s work for this clever software developer. More >>

Performance Spectacular Stage Challenge & J Rock Returns

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 16:48:31 +1200 | Stage Challenge

New Zealand’s largest and longest running youth performing arts event has kicked off its 25th nationwide tour! More >>

Appointment for physical activity and nutrition in schools

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:12:27 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Education Minister Hekia Parata have welcomed the appointment of Professor Grant Schofield, as the Ministry of Education’s first Chief Education Health and Nutrition Advisor.More >>

Secondary School Student Coaches Given the Tools to Grow

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:27:39 +1200 | Sport Wellington

Hundreds of secondary school students had the opportunity to develop and gain confidence in their coaching skills across a number of workshops held throughout the Wellington region last week. Over 320 secondary school students took part in Sport Wellington’s ...More >>

Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:12:35 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata Minister of Education EMBARGOED UNTIL 5.00PM 10 April 2017 Media Statement Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships Recognise Māori ExcellenceMore >>

Consultation on changes to practising certificate fees

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:52:17 +1200 | Education Council of Aotearoa

Teachers across New Zealand are being given another opportunity to help shape their profession today as the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand publishes its latest topic for consultation.More >>

Principals Disappointed in Ministry’s Latest Response

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:29:02 +1200 | Tai Tokerau Principals' Association

Ministry of Education don’t seem to accept the reality of what is actually happening in schools around Behaviour and Special Needs funding, is now at crisis point. More >>

Morrison & Co awarded contract for five new schools

Sat, 8 Apr 2017 15:08:46 +1200 | Morrison and Co.

Morrison & Co awarded contract for five new schools under Public Private Partnership Morrison & Co, manager of PIP Fund II, confirms that the ShapEd consortium it is leading has been awarded the contract for the Ministry of Education’s Schools ...More >>

$220m contract signed for third schools PPP

Sat, 8 Apr 2017 11:06:10 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A contract has been signed with the ShapEd consortium to deliver the third schools public private partnership (PPP), Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. “I’m pleased to confirm that negotiations between the Ministry of Education ...More >>

Sporting greats to inspire students

Fri, 7 Apr 2017 13:22:05 +1200 | Ignite Sport

More than 250 senior sports students will hear inspirational messages from top athletes at Aspire conference next Tuesday, 11 April. More >>

Weather closes 67 schools and 52 early learning centres

Thu, 6 Apr 2017 17:15:08 +1200 | Ministry of Education

Flooding has this afternoon closed more schools and early learning centres, and has now affected 10,817 school students and 1,814 pre-schoolers. More >>

Severe wet weather closes 47 schools and 21 ECE centres

Thu, 6 Apr 2017 13:32:58 +1200 | Ministry of Education

Flooding has today closed 47 schools and 21 early learning services across the North Island, affecting 5875 school students and 709 pre-schoolers. More >>

First use of important new health and safety tool

Thu, 6 Apr 2017 11:14:16 +1200 | Chapman Tripp

WorkSafe’s acceptance of an enforceable undertaking from the St Kentigern Trust Board opens a new chapter in New Zealand’s health and safety regime. More >>

Worksafe Enforceable Undertaking

Thu, 6 Apr 2017 09:40:05 +1200 | Saint Kentigern Trust Board

Saint Kentigern Trust Board has entered into an enforceable undertaking agreement with WorkSafe New Zealand. This agreement has been reached following WorkSafe’s investigation into an accident in which very serious injuries were sustained by two ...More >>

WorkSafe Accepts Enforceable Undertaking

Thu, 6 Apr 2017 09:39:34 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand has accepted an enforceable undertaking from the St Kentigern Trust Board following an incident in which two students were injured during an April 2016 school production of Sweeney Todd.More >>

School closures as a result of civil emergency

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 09:21:50 +1200 | Ministry of Education

All schools in the Whanganui District and Rangitikei District will be closed on Wednesday, as a result of the state of civil emergency declared by the two District Councils. This is automatic whenever a state of civil emergency is declared.More >>

Agreement reached on continuing school bus services

Mon, 3 Apr 2017 17:05:35 +1200 | Waikato Regional Council

Eight out of 10 Waikato school bus routes earmarked for withdrawal in 2018 will continue to be provided by the Ministry of Education following a review involving the ministry, affected schools, the NZ Transport Agency and Waikato Regional Council.More >>

A Cry from the Heart: lack of assistance for chidren's needs

Mon, 3 Apr 2017 12:48:23 +1200 | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Another te Tai Tokerau Principal voices her feelings on the lack of assistance to cover the needs of children up here and the harm this is causing! More >>

Ara delivers digital technology for two schools

Mon, 3 Apr 2017 11:34:22 +1200 | Ara Institute

Unable to find suitable teachers and unwilling to cut digital technologies and electronics from their curriculum, two Christchurch high schools have formed a partnership with Ara Institute of Canterbury, finding a creative solution that puts students first.More >>

Funding freeze may force student suspensions

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:53:39 +1300 | New Zealand Educational Institute

The government’s inadequate school funding and a staffing cap on specialist Ministry of Education staff has forced desperate Northland principals to threaten to suspend disruptive students, says NZEI Te Riu Roa.More >>


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