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New website offers information and options for school leaver

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 16:07:52 +1200 | School Leaver Media Ltd

“What am I going to do?”, “Where can I live?”, “How can I pay for that?” More >>

Te Wharekura o Mauao student off to national speech finals

Fri, 1 Jul 2016 12:30:22 +1200 | Te Wharekura o Mauao

Te Wharekura o Mauao Year 10 student Olivia Mokomoko has achieved a proud first for her school and won one of the Māori language categories in the regional secondary speech contest, Mataatua Ngā Manu Kōrero. Her speech on the topic "ko māua ...More >>

Minister Praises School Academic Turnaround

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:48:07 +1200 | Wesley College

South Auckland’s Wesley College, whose previously poor academic performance attracted critical scrutiny from the Ministry of Education, is being praised by the Minister of Education for its NCEA achievements over the past 2 years under new Principal ...More >>

Students To Taste EIT Programmes

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:42:31 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

Arty high school students will be invited to create their own vampires, werewolves and other creatures of the night at a holiday workshop offered at EIT. More >>

Roof shout a screaming success for Tauranga Boys’ students

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:28:24 +1200 | Classic Builders

Students of Tauranga Boys’ College Wood-Related Trade programme recently hosted their first non-alcoholic roof shout to celebrate a milestone in construction of four cabins.More >>

Partnership of Rangi Ruru and Crimson Consulting

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:12:05 +1200 | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Leading New Zealand Girls’ School, Rangi Ruru and innovative education and career pathway specialists, Crimson Consulting , have announced a milestone collaboration in Christchurch. This will be the first time in New Zealand that a school has partnered ...More >>

Mexico: Network Rejects Violence and Repression of Teachers

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:30:01 +1200 | Chiapas Network for Peace

The member organizations of Network for Peace (Red por la Paz) express our indignation over the acts of repression that the Mexican State has carried out, through the police forces, against the teachers’ movement and civil society which has expressed its ...More >>

Film-Making Workshops Throughout New Zealand

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:32:50 +1200 | Outlook for Someday

Calling Young People: Film-Making Workshops Throughout New Zealand More young people than ever before will take part this year in free film-making workshops run by The Outlook for Someday sustainability film project.More >>

Class sizes set to increase

Sun, 26 Jun 2016 22:17:06 +1200 | Green Party

Increases in class sizes look to be on the cards, after Education Minister Hekia Parata can't guarantee her proposed education funding model will result in no increase in class sizes, the Green Party said.More >>

Innovative ideas top Treasury’s Schools Challenge

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:23:55 +1200 | New Zealand Treasury

Innovative ideas top Treasury’s Schools Challenge Policies options with both economic and environmental benefits are among the innovative ideas for regional economic development put forward by schools that have taken top honours in the 2016 Treasury Schools Challenge. ...More >>

Sell-out conference to look at getting better job

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:43:54 +1200 | Ako Aotearoa

Sell-out conference to look at getting better job and study outcomes for secondary school students More >>

Which children will miss out when funding is redistributed?

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:38:35 +1200 | NZEI

Papers just released for the Government's review of education funding raise the question of which children will lose out when the pie is resliced. More >>

Gingerbread Surfboards Win Young Enterprise Dragons’ Den

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:48:19 +1200 | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Rangi Ruru has taken out the top prize in the 2016 Canterbury Regional Dragons’ Den awards. More >>

Te Whare Hukahuka to build next generation

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:46:23 +1200 | Te Whare Hukahuka

Education enterprise Te Whare Hukahuka is calling for applications for its governance development programme, aimed at fast-tracking the next generation of Māori business leaders into governance roles. More >>

School Toilets & Showers Based on Biology - Legal Opinion

Thu, 16 Jun 2016 11:40:26 +1200 | Family First

Family First NZ has written to Marlborough Girls College and provided them with the legal opinion for schools released earlier this year that says they are not required under the law to have to allow transgender students access to shared toilets, showers ...More >>

Melissa Sets Sights on Mechanical Engineering

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 17:40:57 +1200 | Weltec

Melissa Sets Sights on Mechanical Engineering Melissa Kupa has her sights set firmly on becoming a mechanical engineer, thanks to a Toloa scholarship from the Ministry for Pacific Peoples. Melissa says she decided to study engineering because she wants ...More >>

Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom gains another significant grant

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 13:20:13 +1200 | Horowhenua District Council

Another half-million dollars in external funding has been obtained for Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, the flagship facility incorporating the PiriharakekeGeneration Inspiration Centre, the National Dutch Connection Museum, and Foxton’s library and community ...More >>

Best-ever NCEA results

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:42:39 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has congratulated students and schools on achieving the best-ever results in NCEA. More >>

Partnership will develop youth in Kāpiti

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:53:18 +1200 | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Lions Club of Waikanae and youth education provider Zeal today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the two organisations work together, with the Council, to develop young people in the district.More >>

Upper Hutt College defrauded of $375,000

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:39:32 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 14 (BusinessDesk) - Upper Hutt College was swindled out of $375,000 by former executive officer Donald Hancox, who today pleaded guilty to 10 fraud charges. More >>


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