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Teachers unions to take legal action against Novopay

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:40:40 +1200 | RNZ

Both of the teachers unions - NZEI and the PPTA - have confirmed they will be taking legal action against Novopay. More >>

Youth climate strikers seek trade union support

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:17:57 +1200 | RNZ

Organisers of the School Strike for Climate have begun contacting unions to get their support for a general strike at the end of September. More >>

Complex donations scheme will see fewer schools take it up

Sat, 13 Jul 2019 10:47:16 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Documents released for consultation by the Ministry of Education demonstrate Labour’s donations scheme is hugely complicated and is being rushed through a flawed process. National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says.More >>

Students qualify for world History Olympiad

Thu, 4 Jul 2019 11:04:07 +1200 | ACG Parnell College

ACG Parnell College’s Daniel Xian has taken out the Auckland round of the International Junior Varsity History Bee and Bowl, qualifying for a place at the 3rd International History Olympiad in July 2020, location yet to be determined.More >>

Call for 2019 Mayoral Conservation Awards entries

Wed, 3 Jul 2019 13:52:07 +1200 | Auckland Council

The awards recognise the remarkable conservation efforts made by mana whenua, communities, households, landowners, youth and schools across the Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland region, to care for and restore our city’s environment.More >>

Ministry response to PPTA Ballot Result

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 18:30:22 +1200 | Ministry of Education

The Ministry welcomes secondary teachers voting to accept their offer to settle their collective agreement. More >>

Secondary teachers vote to accept latest offer

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 18:28:33 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Chris Hipkins welcomes the secondary teachers joining their area schools and primary schools counterparts in accepting their latest offer. More >>

Secondary teachers vote to accept government offer

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 18:26:32 +1200 | PPTA

Secondary teachers have voted to accept the government’s offer to settle their collective agreement. More >>

Wellington High School awarded gold

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 14:01:48 +1200 | NSSCC

Today a Wellington High School student has cooked their way into the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) grand final.More >>

Lincoln honoured to host speech contest

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:55:17 +1200 | Lincoln University

Lincoln University will be hosting 61 speakers from 28 Canterbury and West Coast high schools and colleges competing in the Waitaha Regional Ngā Manu Korero Speech competition on June 28.More >>

Girl allowed to play for 1st XV in school rugby tournament

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:40:18 +1200 | RNZ

A Hawke's Bay schoolgirl will get the chance to play with the boys after the backing of her teammates. More >>

Defence force staff stood down for inappropriate behaviour

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 16:26:06 +1200 | RNZ

Three Defence Force staff were stood down from their roles after the Ministry of Education reported inappropriate behaviour during a training course run by the military for high school students.More >>

Girl told she can't play for 1st XV in school rugby

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:44:50 +1200 | RNZ

An 11-year-old girl playing for her school's 1st XV rugby team has been told her team wouldn't get any points if she takes took the field in an upcoming tournament. More >>

Voting tomorrow on new offers to start tomorrow

Tue, 18 Jun 2019 13:55:58 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary teachers and principals and area school teachers will begin voting tomorrow on whether to accept proposed settlements from the Ministry of Education. More >>

Hon Nikki Kaye officially opens ACG Parnell College campus

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:12:05 +1200 | ACG Parnell College

ACG Parnell College’s custom-designed Senior Campus was officially opened today by Hon Nikki Kaye, MP for Auckland Central. Ms Kaye spoke to students, staff and guests about the importance of education in building bright futures. “We know education ...More >>

Timaru Boys' High School culinary student awarded gold

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 16:59:48 +1200 | National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

Today a Timaru Boy’s High School student has cooked their way into the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) grand final.More >>

Parents and schools voices shut out on donations

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 13:29:44 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Parents and schools voices shut out on donations At midnight tonight submissions will close on the Education (School Donations) Amendment Bill with a lot of parents and schools not having their chance to be heard, National’s Education spokesperson ...More >>

Youth demand greater involvement in decision-making

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:42:14 +1200 | Aotearoa Youth Declaration

The Youth Declaration document from UN Youth New Zealand, created by 250 rangatahi at the Aotearoa Youth Declaration conference outlines the biggest challenges young people see in our society and the solutions they propose to tackle them.More >>

Update Statement - Nga Mano o Tipene

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 16:34:16 +1200 | TIPENE Reopening Committee

For some time, Nga Mano o Tipene and the St Stephens and Queen Victoria Schools Trust Board have worked independently to advance plans, which would ultimately re-establish a school at the Bombay location, to educate young Māori men. More >>

Wakatipu area - charity funding entries open

Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:01:44 +1200 | Youth Philanthropy New Zealand

SUMMARY: ENTRIES NOW OPEN: Are you a registered charity with a programme/project that benefits youth in the Wakatipu area? Submit your Expression of Interest (EOI) via the link provided to be considered for funding through Wakatipu Community Foundation/Youth ...More >>


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