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Students Achievements Recognised by Industry

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:35:03 +1300 | Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau

Yesterday eight Kawerau students were recognised for their diligence and achievements during their participation in the Industrial Symbiosis Kawerau (ISKawerau) work experience programme. The ceremony was attended by participating employers and students, plus ...More >>

Lincoln IT day installs interest in pupils

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:54:28 +1300 | Lincoln University

The robots might not match the Terminator but it was hoped the students controlling them might one day use the catchphrase ‘’I’ll be back’’ at the Lincoln University Include IT Day this week.More >>

ARL launches NCEA match official initiative

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:53:41 +1300 | Auckland Rugby League

The Auckland Rugby League has today announced a new initiative which will see students able to gain NCEA credits by completing ARL match official modules. The programme will begin next year and gives students the opportunity to gain 33 credits at NCEA ...More >>

Rangi Ruru Wins Nga Kete Debating Tournament

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 10:32:13 +1300 | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Rangi Ruru Girls’ School has taken home the top prize in the Nga Kete Debating Tournament. More >>

Minister acknowledges work of sector groups

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:41:26 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata has acknowledged the work and commitment of groups across the education system to help lift educational achievement for all students.More >>

Proud Pasifika Community Celebrate Student Success

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:01:37 +1300 | Weltec

The pride, hopes and aspirations for the future generation of skilled builders and carpenters was keenly felt at a Pasifika community event held at Naenae Assembly of God Church. 18 young Pasifika carpentry students from the Maori Pasifika Trades ...More >>

Support bill changes to keep students safe - PPTA

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:05:35 +1300 | PPTA

The government has the opportunity to prevent major teacher opposition to the proposed new teachers council by supporting changes to the Education Amendment Bill (2). More >>

Early Support the Key for “Troubled” Teens

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:59:53 +1300 | Speld

“Troubled” teen behaviour in the classroom could be significantly reduced by early, specialised, academic support, according to SPELD NZ. More >>

New decile ratings show more kiwi kids living in poverty

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:58:57 +1300 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A shift of 8000 more children into lower decile schools is an indication that more New Zealand families are becoming poorer and that more children are likely to live in low income households.More >>

Coding Kids Making the World a Better Place

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:12:45 +1300 | Orion Health

From reducing driveway accidents to helping the blind and making your supermarket shopping easier – coding secondary school students across New Zealand have come up with some innovative solutions to make the world a better place in the 2014 Orion ...More >>

$8.6 million extra for school funding transition

Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:41:39 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata says $8.6 million has been provided to help schools transition through decile funding changes. More >>

Serious Misconduct and Cancelled Teacher Registration

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 12:16:39 +1300 | Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Whangaroa

We are relieved that finally this case has been made public and our community and parents at our kura, Te Kura Kaupapa Maori O Whangaroa, can finally know what happened last year regarding the dismissal of Louisa Mutu, the previous tumuaki (principal) ...More >>

Schools need backing to support children

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:00:34 +1300 | Green Party

Schools need resources and support to get the best out of children with learning differences and disabilities rather than be told not to bother, the Green Party says. More >>

Study Abroad website updated to include more NZ providers

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:41:54 +1300 | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is pleased to announce that the Chinese Ministry of Education will be adding nine New Zealand education providers to its website of international places of study.More >>

White Christmas tinged with sadness

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:15:25 +1300 | Big Buddy

The fatherless boy who inspired his Big Buddy to ‘snow’ low-decile Auckland schools at Christmas will be missing from this year’s Big Buddy Christmas White Out. More >>

Waikato IT girls leading the way

Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:33:48 +1300 | University of Waikato

A group of students from Waikato Diocesan School for Girls have taken their interest in computer science to the next level, by creating an IT Girls Club as part of an ongoing partnership with the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Computing & Mathematical ...More >>

Students Treated And Discharged From School Bus Crash

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:54:45 +1300 | Waikato District Health Board

None of the 13 Howick College students assessed and treated in Thames Hospital’s emergency department following an incident where their school bus crashed and rolled into a ditch this morning, were seriously enough injured to be admitted into the ...More >>

Young Talent Selected to Attend NCZ Talent Development Camp

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:52:07 +1300 | Netball New Zealand

Netball Central Zone (NCZ) selectors have invited 33 leading secondary school players from across the zone to a Talent Development Camp to be held in Palmerston North on 13th December 2014.More >>

State Services Commissioner recognises youth programme

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:15:06 +1300 | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie today recognised the 'Youth Guarantee' scheme – a multi-agency programme led by the Ministry of Education helping thousands of young New Zealanders earn higher qualifications and get better jobs and brighter ...More >>

Top scholarship for former Kaitaia College student

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 10:24:32 +1300 | University of Waikato

A late night phone call can be a worrying thing for any parent. But John Bell’s folks Allan and Amanda had nothing to worry about when he rang them at about 11.30pm recently.More >>


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