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Auckland School gets on board Mastercard Girls4Tech

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:45:21 +1300 | Mastercard

Auckland, New Zealand – 17 October 2017 – As term four begins, an Auckland school is ramping up its focus on STEM with Girls4Tech™, a global Mastercard initiative, to encourage girls to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.More >>

School employer partnerships reach East and South Waikato

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:47:11 +1300 | SSEP

An initiative generating transformative results for Waikato communities by connecting young people with employers is being expanded to include more secondary schools. More >>

From professional rower to Director of Rowing

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:36:37 +1300 | Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

When rowing professionally in the UK, including with the Olympics team, Rachel Gamble-Flint suffered an injury, which cut her sporting career short. “It was a very sudden finish”, said Gamble-Flint. The keen sportswoman wanted to stay involved in rowing ...More >>

New Hawke’s Bay Secondary School Sport Scholarship

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:02:22 +1300 | Sport Hawke's Bay

A new sport scholarship is up for grabs at the Hawke’s Bay Secondary School Sport Awards on October 30. More >>

Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School Fair - Sunday 5 November

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:24:33 +1300 | Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School

The Dunedin Rudolf Steiner School fair will be on Sunday 5th November, 1 Fern Road, Maia, from 11am to 3pm. More >>

Parents Want More Life Skills Taught At School

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:14:05 +1300 | ASG Education

ASG Parents Report Card reveals parents’ perceptions of the state of education in New Zealand More >>

Simpson Grierson Launches SchoolSafe

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 09:12:40 +1300 | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson has launched a simple, easy-to-use online health & safety management platform developed specifically for schools to improve greater health and safety compliance, Health & Safety Advisory Services Director Terry Johnson says. More >>

NZ's Best Come Together for NZ Secondary Schools Champs

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 11:24:45 +1300 | Netball NZ

Netting a second straight New Zealand Secondary Schools title will be the goal for St Kentigern College when they join netball’s leading schools in Rotorua. More >>

Healthy School Lunches for Around $2.00 a Day?

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 13:36:21 +1300 | Public Health Association

Healthy lunches for kids are possible for little more than $2.00 a day, the Public Health Association conference in Christchurch heard today. More >>

Boarding School to Commemorate 150 Years

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 12:54:57 +1300 | St. Joseph's Maori Girls' College

St Joseph’s Māori Girls’ College is well into preparations to celebrate the 150th year since its establishment as a Māori Catholic boarding school at their jubilee celebrations in Napier this week from the of 6–8 October. More >>

Educators will fight for public education

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 14:27:29 +1300 | NZEI

Regardless of the eventual shade of Government, the union representing primary and early childhood teachers and support staff today committed to fighting to win good change for public education and children over the coming year.More >>

Otago commercial school bus services

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:50:53 +1300 | Otago Regional Council

Regional Council and schools band together to keep withdrawn commercial school bus services running for term four The five commercial Dunedin school bus services withdrawn by GoBus from the end of term 3 will now continue as normal for term four, thanks ...More >>

Go Dutch & Stop the Child Murder

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 11:54:52 +1300 | NZ School Speeds

One child has died on the school journey this week just days after the election and another has been seriously injured. On Saturday another child was killed while out cycling. With a rising road toll, these sad deaths and injuries are concerning. Lucinda ...More >>

Kudos Recognition for Secondary School Contribution

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:26:53 +1300 | St Paul's Collegiate School

St Paul’s Collegiate School’s teacher Kerry Allen has been awarded the ‘WINTEC Secondary Science Teacher/Educator/Communicator Award’ at the 2017 Kudos Awards. More >>

Facing our history is crucial to our future - Devoy

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 17:35:35 +1300 | Human Rights Commission

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy has paid tribute to three young women who have changed New Zealand history by making sure we remember our shared history. She also urged whoever formed the nation’s next Government to do the right thing ...More >>

The Mind Lab postgrad programme for more teachers nationwide

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 12:08:15 +1300 | Unitec

Auckland, 27 September 2017 – The Mind Lab by Unitec is coming to a town near you, with 12 new locations announced for the November intake of its Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning) and free workshops ...More >>

Students take out international competion

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:02:19 +1300 | Queen Margaret College

A trio of Year 6 students at Queen Margaret College have won an international competition after creating an app idea to help people evacuate during a tsunami. More >>

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School opens makerspace

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:02:41 +1200 | Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School opens makerspace and announces participation in the 21C Skills Lab Trailblazer ProjectMore >>

Labour pledges full rebuild for Wainuiomata High

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:25:52 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour pledges full rebuild for Wainuiomata High Labour will deliver a better future for education in Hutt South with the allocation of up to $20 million for a full rebuild of Wainuiomata High School, says Leader of the Opposition Leader Jacinda Ardern. ...More >>

Education Crisis Unaddressed

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:58:50 +1200 | Education for All

In 2008 IHC lodged its complaint against the on-going failure of New Zealand Governments and the Ministry of Education to ensure that disabled children access a quality education on an equal basis to others in New Zealand schools. IHC’s claim provided overwhelming ...More >>


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