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NZ students win international journalism award

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:18:28 +1200 | Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Three Christchurch intermediate students internationally recognised for video-graphic journalism in Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) Litter Less international competition. The winning submission, by Molly McKinstry, Tessa Marshall and Romane ...More >>

Teachers united in their expectations for negotiations

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:54:44 +1200 | PPTA

PPTA members have voted overwhelmingly to approve the main claims they’ll be taking into negotiations with the government later in the year. The claim was the culmination of two years of consultation, research and discussion.More >>

Girl with disability misses school after ministry delay

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:15:16 +1200 | RNZ

A 12-year-old girl with disabilities had her transport to school cut off for weeks due to delays from the Ministry of Education. More >>

Taranaki finals on Sat June 16

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:42:09 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

The TSB Showplace will be pumping on Saturday (June 16) as the top youth bands in Taranaki play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2018 (details below). More >>

Southland final Friday June 15

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:41:22 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

SIT Centrestage will be pumping on Friday (June 15) as the top youth bands and solo-duos in Southland play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2018 (details below). More >>

Central Otago final Saturday June 16

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:40:39 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

The Lake Wanaka Centre will be pumping on Saturday (June 16)) as the top youth bands and solo-duos in Central Otago play off in the regional final of Smokefreerockquest 2018 (details below).More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2018 Manawatu final results

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:39:44 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

Palmerston North Girls’ High School two piece 'emo' band fruit juice parade took out first place at this year’s Manawatu Smokefreerockquest final at the Globe Theatre on Friday night. More >>

Canterbury solo- duo winners, Tangata Beats and band heats

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:39:08 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

Media Release: Smokefreerockquest and Tangata Beats – Canterbury solo- duo winners, Tangata Beats and band heats results. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2018 Whanganui final results

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:37:59 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

The Remnant from Wanganui High School took out first place at this year’s regional Smokefreerockquest final at the Opera House on Saturday night. More >>

Smokefreerockquest 2018 Auckland regional finals results

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:37:25 +1200 | Smokefreerockquest

It was a huge weekend for aspiring Kiwi musicians as bands and solo duos played off in this year’s Smokefreerockquest Auckland regional finals. More >>

Gifted Awareness Week

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 13:07:25 +1200 | NZ Association For Gifted Children

Children today are growing up in a world rich with possibility. They all have the potential to be a force for progress and positive social change in their families, communities, and in the world. Within this cohort there is a group of children who ...More >>

Low decile Northland schools seeing success

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:41:25 +1200 | Taitokerau Education Trust

Low decile Northland schools seeing success through digital immersion A cluster of low decile Northland schools is on track to outperform many of its higher decile counterparts across the country through digital learning. Students in the Te Puawai ...More >>

Progress and achievement now part of Education Conversation

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 12:44:07 +1200 | Ministry of Education

Progress and achievement now part of the Education Conversation The Ministry of Education is seeking views about student progress and achievement as part of the nation-wide Education Conversation.More >>

Minister’s uncaring treatment of charter schools

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 12:22:17 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Minister of Education’s handling of the process around partnership schools has been incompetent, uncaring and reckless, National’s Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye says.More >>

Eat My Lunch Partners with Sir Ray Avery to Feed Kiwi Kids

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 10:23:49 +1200 | Eat My Lunch

Eat My Lunch, who turns 3 today, has Given over 810,000 healthy lunches to kids in 78 low decile schools in Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington. They currently feed 2,600 kids every school day and will deliver their 1 million lunch in September.More >>

Teachers Need to Be Better Paid for the Tech Revolution

Thu, 7 Jun 2018 10:12:03 +1200 | Make Lemonade

Techers need to be better paid as they adjust to educating kids in the fastest growing sector in New Zealand, - technology, an award-winning Maori chief executive of a fast growing ed-tech company says. Kendall Flutey, who runs Christchurch company ...More >>

Christchurch Schools Get Antarctic Dance Lesson

Thu, 7 Jun 2018 09:57:46 +1200 | Christchurch NZ

Christchurch school students will have a special dance session with internationally acclaimed choreographer Corey Baker, who originally hails from the city and recently staged the first dance in Antarctica.More >>

Riverview School 'Goes for Green-Gold' with Powergenius

Thu, 7 Jun 2018 09:53:41 +1200 | Power Genius

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 – Kerikeri’s Riverview School has become the first school in New Zealand to utilise the PowerGenius energy management system, after installing a solar system earlier this year to help save money on its power and to educate children ...More >>

The Treasury Schools Challenge 2018 Winners

Thu, 7 Jun 2018 09:24:59 +1200 | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury Schools Challenge has come to a close with entries from Christchurch Girls High and Diocesan School for Girls taking out the awards for Best Overall Team and Best Overall Individual respectively.More >>

Teachers React to Ministry's Pay Offer

Wed, 6 Jun 2018 16:10:57 +1200 | NZEI

Teachers say the Ministry of Education's pay offer to primary school teachers falls short of what is needed. They have also expressed concern that the focus on improving pay for beginning teachers will not fix the growing teacher shortage.More >>

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