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New CEO for N4L

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:58:32 +1300 | N4L Network For Learning

Larrie Moore has been appointed as the new CEO of Crown-owned company Network for Learning Ltd (N4L), effective 7 February 2018. More >>

Bad NCEA grades? Don’t panic, says NZ education expert

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:07:43 +1300 | Inspiration Education Limited

There will be joy, there will be surprise and there will be stress when NCEA exam results are released today - but one education expert says grades are becoming less important for Kiwi students’ post-high school success. Around 200,000 students ...More >>

Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:32:53 +1300 | Asia New Zealand Foundation

Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning in schools The Asia New Zealand Foundation strongly supports the private member’s bill released for public consultation today which aims to strengthen language learning in primary and intermediate schools. ...More >>

Bill to strengthen language learning in schools

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:06:44 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

A draft Bill to strengthen the ability of students to learn a second language at school has today been released for public consultation by National Party Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye.More >>

Qualified welcome to Nikki Kaye's proposed languages bill

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:15:45 +1300 | Auckland Languages Strategy Group

Qualified welcome from languages advocates to Nikki Kaye's proposed bill for compulsory languages in schools More >>

NZ High School Students Win Coveted Exchange Scholarships

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:06:23 +1300 | Student Exchange Australia New Zealand

Student Exchange Australia New Zealand is delighted to announce the winner of the Volunteer & Community Involvement Scholarship is Auckland student Olivia Amer and the winner of the New Zealand Ambassador award is Christchurch student, Ariana ...More >>

Manurewa West School’s Silence on Spending Disgraceful

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 10:37:39 +1300 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

A Manurewa school’s refusal to front media over its funding of the principal’s home expenses, a ‘stress-relief’ weekend and more is a disgrace to parents and taxpayers, says the Taxpayers’ Union. “It’s disgraceful that the chairperson, ...More >>

School Newsletters & Visits Key Sources of Information

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:11:17 +1300 | NZCER

Delving into the school bag for the newsletter remains a reality for parents and whānau of primary and intermediate students. School newsletters remain the main source of information about their child’s school for parents and whānau, although ...More >>

Few Schools Able to Develop Students’ Te Reo Māori Skills

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 11:09:33 +1300 | NZCER

Students who start with high proficiency in te reo Māori are unlikely to be supported to further develop their reo Māori skills in English-medium schools. While many teachers think it is important students learn te reo Māori, very few are able to ...More >>

PM’s Presser 18/12/17: Zero Carbon

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 17:54:30 +1300 | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern attended the Post Cabinet press conference today with the Minister for Climate change James Shaw. The main announcement being the cabinet’s plans for a new Zero Carbon Act . Shaw said that initially an interim climate commission ...More >>

King’s Welcomes Dean of Auckland to Its Board

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:21:21 +1300 | King's College

King’s Welcomes Dean of Auckland to Its Board King’s College is pleased to have The Very Reverend Anne Mills join its Board of Governors following her installment as the Tenth Dean of Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral this year. After gaining ...More >>

Post-secondary package helps Kiwis get ahead

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:14:22 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Post-secondary package helps Kiwis get ahead “The Government is committed to delivering a modern workforce by removing cost barriers to post-secondary education and training,” Education Minister Chris Hipkins says. Beginning in 2017/18, funding provides for ...More >>

Chris HipkinsAnnounces NCEA Review Terms of Reference

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:43:39 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Overassessment of students and teacher workload will be addressed as part of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) review starting early next year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.More >>

Industry events designed to inspire students planned

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:38:44 +1300 | Matariki

Action 2.3 Build on existing and create new school-industry-tertiary partnerships to develop vocational pathways for all Hawke’s Bay students. More >>

Bill to support the status of teachers

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:02:19 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand First wants to lift the public status of teachers and protect the title of “teacher” in recognition of its professional status, New Zealand First MP Jenny Marcroft said today.More >>

Some Help to Fix Secondary Teacher Shortages

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:17:30 +1300 | PPTA

The Labour-led government’s package to address teacher shortages is welcomed by secondary teachers around the country. More >>

Scrapping National Standards bad news for parents

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:33:25 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

The Government is irresponsibly and recklessly scrapping National Standards without having a detailed nationwide system of progression to replace it with, leaving parents in the dark about their children’s achievement, National Party Education Spokesperson ...More >>

Bell Gully welcomes inaugural school trips under new fund

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:48:53 +1300 | Bell Gully

Bell Gully welcomes inaugural school trips to award-winning He Tohu exhibition under new travel fundMore >>

Fund Brings Children to National Library He Tohu Exhibition

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:42:16 +1300 | Te Puna Foundation

School children from the north and south of the country will visit He Tohu , at the National Library of New Zealand, Te Mātauranga o Aotearoa, Molesworth Street, Wellington today, thanks to the new Te Puna Foundation Travel Fund for Schools. More >>

New Digital Technologies for Schools And Kura

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 12:30:28 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced new Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko curriculum content is being included in The New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa .More >>


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