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No charters please, says PPTA to tertiary sector

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:39:53 +1300 | PPTA

Secondary teachers are urging tertiary institutions not to go down the charter school path. Recent changes to the Education Act allow public tertiary education institutions to run charter schools. PPTA president Jack Boyle says, “We want our tertiary colleagues ...More >>

Nuk Korako: School Zones Road Safety Petition Presentation

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:46:24 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

I first considered launching this petition because of conversations I had with Dallas Wichman, Principal of St Ann’s Catholic School about the safety of students outside the school. More >>

It’s Not Too Late to Get Kids Moving in March

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:51:23 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Students from Wellington area schools still have time to sign up for Movin’March, a celebration to encourage students and parents to get active on the way to school without travelling in a car.More >>

$1.6m for new classrooms at Waikato kura

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:05:44 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Around $1.6 million will be invested to build four new classrooms at Te Wharekura o TeRau Aroha in the Waikato region, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today.More >>

Incident in Remuera - schools in lockdown as precaution

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 13:27:44 +1300 | New Zealand Police

At around 12.30pm, Police received an emergency phone call from a man saying there was an injured woman in Woodley Avenue.More >>

SDNZ Partners With Smokefree To Spread Positive Message

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:21:25 +1300 | Street Dance New Zealand

Street Dance New Zealand (SDNZ) has partnered with Smokefree to inspire the community to live smokefree lives through some of New Zealand's top talent taking free community workshops around the country.More >>

Hutt Science success recognised with Government funding

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:02:51 +1300 | Hutt City Council

The success and great potential of Hutt Science’s after school activities and hands-on science in schools has been recognised with nearly $60,000 in funding from the government’s Unlocking Curious Minds fund.More >>

Jitterati 22.2.17: Lav-a-try, Lav-a-tory

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:52:06 +1300 | Grant Buist

Young bigot chooses to make classmate's life miserable aided by conservative hate group More >>

QEII Music Fund Award

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:25:54 +1300 | Marlborough District Council

The QEII Music Fund Award was established in 1963 following a visit by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Set up with contributions from local bodies throughout the region at that time, today the Kaikoura and Marlborough District Councils administer the ...More >>

Wellington Trades Academy - Contributing to Achievement

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:34:45 +1300 | Weltec

“We’re anticipating a great year ahead for our students,” says Matt Renata who heads up the Wellington Trades Academy. 240 enthusiastic young students started their studies at WelTec and Whitireia last week. More >>

Inspired student follows in teachers’ footsteps

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:40:34 +1300 | University of Auckland

The 35-year-old was inspired by two teachers who supported her when she was a student at Bream Bay College. More >>

St Margaret’s College announces top results

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:17:08 +1300 | St Margaret's College

Christchurch, 16 February 2017 - Students from St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, achieved a 100% pass rate in 2016 NCEA Level 1 with similar success echoed in Level 2 and Level 3 with 98.9% and 96.6% pass rates respectively. Year 13 students also ...More >>

Fifth Partnership School application round opens

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:12:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

A fifth Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua application round is now open, Under-Secretary to the Minister of Education, David Seymour, has announced. More >>

Increasing confidence in assessments

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:00:56 +1300 | New Zealand Government

An innovative tool designed to improve the consistency of teacher judgements about student progress is being made more widely available. More >>

Maori And Pasifika Excel at Vanguard Military School

Thu, 9 Feb 2017 12:27:43 +1300 | Vanguard Military School

Vanguard Military School is pleased to be able to release its official NCEA results for 2016 which have been released by NZQA. More >>

More students achieving NCEA Level 2

Wed, 8 Feb 2017 10:08:19 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata says provisional NCEA data shows that more students are achieving NCEA Level 2, the recognised minimum qualification for success. More >>

TimberNook NZ Announces New Provider in Christchurch South

Tue, 7 Feb 2017 13:29:13 +1300 | TimberNook

TimberNook New Zealand names new Christchurch South provider as the first South Island site for our popular outdoor programmes that integrate sensory experiences, imagination and nature for all children.More >>

NZ Secondary Schools Netball squad announced

Fri, 3 Feb 2017 13:40:16 +1300 | Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) is pleased to confirm the 21 athletes selected in the NZ Secondary Schools (NZSS) squad. The squad was selected following the recent National Development Camp, as well as performances throughout the 2016 season. Mary-Jane Araroa ...More >>

Exceptional NCEA Results for Rangi Ruru

Fri, 3 Feb 2017 09:15:30 +1300 | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

A significant increase in the number of students achieving excellence in all NCEA levels is one of the new statistics making Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in Christchurch a standout in decile 8-10 schools across New Zealand.More >>

Last minute delivery saves the ‘first’ day

Thu, 2 Feb 2017 12:29:47 +1300 | NZ Uniforms

Last minute delivery saves the ‘first’ day Auckland NZ, 2 Feb 2016 The first day of high school is challenging enough without the prospect of not having a uniform for your child. Whangaparaoa mum Kirstie Jenner was in exactly that position when ...More >>


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