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Earlybird Special for Organics and Biodynamics students

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:52:42 +1200 | Taruna Essential Education

With more people looking at alternative ways to care for the land, Taruna College’s Certificate in Applied Organics and Biodynamics offers a holistic approach to agriculture. More >>

$4m technology block for Northcross Intermediate

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:16:07 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Work to address weathertightness issues is now complete with today’s opening of a $4 million technology block at Northcross Intermediate School in Auckland, Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye says.More >>

Top NZ Secondary Schools to take part in Head of the Waikato

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:08:18 +1200 | Gallagher Great Race

Top New Zealand Secondary Schools to take part in the Gallagher Great Race’s Head of the Waikato Competition More >>

Upper North Island Regional Spelling Bee Champions 1st equal

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:43:09 +1200 | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Manvinder Kaur and Clarissa Wiratmadja, both in Year 10 from Macleans College, are heading to the 2014 New Zealand Spelling Bee Final after being declared first equal at the Upper North Island Spelling Bee Semi Final today.More >>

EIT Raises the Scholarship Bar

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 17:20:12 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT’s Year 13 degree scholarship, offering students a year’s free tuition fees, is to be awarded on individual merit. More >>

ACT wants all nine new schools in Auckland to be partnership

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:02:15 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT will press National to make the $350 million nine new schools in Auckland Partnership Schools" confirmed Dr. Jamie Whyte ACT's Leader. More >>

Govt to invest $350m in Auckland schools

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:34:34 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced that the National-led Government will invest at least $350 million over the next four years to build new schools and classrooms in the rapidly growing Auckland region.More >>

Lower South Island Regional Spelling Bee Champion Crowned

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:46:31 +1200 | New Zealand Spelling Bee

Alex Leckie-Zaharic from John McGlashan College, Dunedin, is heading to the 2014 New Zealand Spelling Bee Final after winning the Lower South Island Spelling Bee Semi Final late yesterday.More >>

UPDATE: Paraparaumu School arson investigation

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 17:07:40 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Police have apprehended three young people this afternoon in relation to the arson which occurred over night at Paraparaumu School, Ruapehu Street, Paraparaumu. More >>

Kelston upset St Paul’s to win SAS CRL title

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:58:22 +1200 | Auckland Rugby League

Kelston Boys’ High School have downed traditional heavyweights St Paul’s College to win yesterday’s SAS College Rugby League 1st XIII grand final 22-16. In taking out the premier cup at Mount Smart Stadium Kelston avenged their loss in the decider ...More >>

Initiative Launches to Recognise Teachers

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:47:09 +1200 | Impact PR

An annual initiative to recognise and reward some of the 52,238 primary, intermediate and secondary teachers around the country has been launched this month. The New Zealand's Most Inspiring Teachers campaign is an initiative created by Warehouse Stationery ...More >>

Fields Named for National Schools Tournament

Sat, 9 Aug 2014 15:00:34 +1200 | New Zealand Rugby League

Defending champions Kelston Boys High School and 15-time winners St Paul's College head the premiership field for next month's NZRL National Secondary Schools Tournament at Papakura.More >>

Southern Cross win dramatic SAS College Rugby league final

Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:24:49 +1200 | Auckland Rugby League

Grand final week for the SAS College Rugby League premier divisions got off to a thrilling start on Wednesday night, as Southern Cross beat Aorere with a last-minute try and sideline conversion to claim the plate title.More >>

Tony Ryall and the education sector

Fri, 8 Aug 2014 13:44:17 +1200 | Martin Thrupp

As Health Minister Tony Ryall signed off on his long political career recently, he said about the health portfolio: “You work with quality people every day who are dedicated to the welfare of New Zealanders. I wake up most mornings, and I turn to ...More >>

Disabled people deserve better health and education

Thu, 7 Aug 2014 17:16:27 +1200 | Human Rights Commission

Urgent attention is needed to stop disabled New Zealanders with intellectual/learning disabilities dying up to 23 years before the rest of the population, says a key group monitoring disability rights in New Zealand.More >>

Helping young people think about their study choices

Thu, 7 Aug 2014 15:04:56 +1200 | Careers New Zealand

It’s that time of the year where teenagers are making decisions about the subjects they will choose to study next year. For many teenagers, this will be the first big decision that will play a part in shaping their lives beyond school.More >>

Teachers line up for last chance at democracy

Thu, 7 Aug 2014 14:59:46 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Plans by National to scrap the democratically-elected Teachers Council have prompted 37 nominations for just four places, Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says.More >>

NZ Kids take on Aussie Maths Comp

Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:49:21 +1200 | Australian Mathematics Competition

Primary and secondary school students from all over New Zealand will join hundreds of thousands of students from around the world on Thursday 7 August to take part in the 37th annual Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) sponsored by the Commonwealth ...More >>

Canterbury employers set to give teachers a workplace educat

Tue, 5 Aug 2014 12:28:27 +1200 | Workchoice Trust

Leading Canterbury employers have stepped up to help the region’s teachers boost their students’ job prospects. More >>

Under 20s in work or training under Labour

Mon, 4 Aug 2014 14:08:01 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

A Labour Government will invest $183 million into a comprehensive package aimed at ensuring all New Zealanders under the age of 20 are in work or training by the end of our first term, Labour’s Employment, Skills and Training spokesperson Grant ...More >>

 

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