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STC Proud to Help Get Refugee Children Back to School

Mon, 1 Feb 2016 10:21:21 +1300 | Save The Children

As Kiwi kids get ready to get back to school, Save the Children is gearing up to help new refugee children take their place in the classroom. More >>

Children head back to school

Mon, 1 Feb 2016 10:16:29 +1300 | Ministry of Education

Schools will be opening for the new school year this week, as students begin another year’s learning. More >>

School Year Begins for 750,000 Students

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:20:03 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata Minister of Education Education Minister Hekia Parata has wished children and young people well as they prepare to pick up their school bags and head to school this week. “I hope kids are feeling full of beans after the summer break ...More >>

Flexible Learning with a Hobbiton flavour

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:18:30 +1300 | University of Waikato

Education and tourism come together when educators and trainers from the early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary sectors, on Hamilton for the national DEANZ2016 Conference in April.More >>

Seven reach Enviroschools milestones

Wed, 6 Jan 2016 12:16:30 +1300 | Northland Regional Council

Seven reach Enviroschools milestones Five Northland schools and two kindergartens have reached important milestones through the national Enviroschools programme. Northland Regional Council chairman Bill Shepherd says 71 Northland schools and five kindergartens ...More >>

NY Honours recognise service to education

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 08:09:20 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Hon Hekia Parata Minister of Education 31 December 2015 NY Honours recognise service to education More >>

Timbernook Announces New Camp Provider in Wellington

Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:29:24 +1300 | TimberNook

TimberNook names new Wellington provider for popular outdoor camp that integrates sensory experiences, imagination, and nature for all children Wellington, New Zealand, January 4th 2016 — TimberNook , an innovative nature-based developmental camp for ...More >>

Changes to Ministry of Youth Development announced

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:57:24 +1300 | Ministry of Social Development

The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has completed its consultation with staff and is able to confirm the new structure of the Ministry of Youth Development (MYD) which will take effect in April 2016.More >>

New child poverty figures show need for urgent, bold action

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:25:46 +1300 | Every Child Counts

New figures released by the Child Poverty Monitor show a significant increase in child poverty – up from 260,000 to 305,000 children (using an income based measure). “The reality behind these figures is that right now there are many, many children ...More >>

Govt inaction on poverty killing kids

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:50:58 +1300 | Green Party

Govt inaction on poverty killing kids The Government’s refusal to end child poverty is putting children lives at risk as a report reveals the rate that children are dying from conditions associated with poverty has skyrocketed in the past few years, ...More >>

Evidence based solutions ignored as children miss out

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:22:52 +1300 | Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group says continued rises in rates of child poverty show the government’s piecemeal and ad hoc measures on child poverty are inadequate. More >>

Child Poverty Monitor 2015 released

Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:20:38 +1300 | Office of the Children's Commissioner

This year’s Child Poverty Monitor has a simple message for New Zealand about the high number of children living in poverty: “It’s not choice.” More >>

Children's author brings dress up lessons to life

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:18:59 +1300 | Good Agency

Every child is extraordinary, and none more so than the delightfully unruly Abigail Knightly—pirate, queen or gypsy depending on the day—who teaches us that every moment is worth dressing up for in a new heart-warming story about the finery of ...More >>

Young kiwi gardeners in full bloom

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 11:29:19 +1300 | Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens

Over the past four months, 12,800 budding preschool gardeners from around the country have been learning about gardening by growing their own sunflowers as part of the 2015 Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens Project.More >>

Major equity gap in accessing special education support

Wed, 9 Dec 2015 08:39:25 +1300 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Thousands of children are missing out on educational opportunities because of under-resourcing, inconsistencies and difficulties around accessing special education support. More >>

Improving babies’ sleep during weaning

Thu, 3 Dec 2015 14:31:26 +1300 | University of Otago

Improving babies’ sleep during weaning through novel dietary fibres A University of Otago scientist has received $1M to lead research into extending energy release from food to allow a better night’s sleep for babies during weaning. Otago microbiologist ...More >>

Ministry dedicated to the kaupapa of positive development

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 12:42:25 +1300 | Ara Taiohi

In response to the change of direction at the Ministry of Youth Development which was announced by Minister Kaye last Tuesday, Anya Satyanand, Executive Officer at Ara Taiohi, had the following to say:More >>

Blowing fresh air into atmospheric research

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:26:29 +1300 | Participatory Science Platform

Five Early Childhood Education (ECE) centres in South Auckland are leading the way with STEM for our next generation. The ECE cluster has one of the six community science projects funded in the Participatory Science Platform (PSP): South Auckland pilot, ...More >>

Evolve shares jump on 1H profit, affirms annual guidance

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:23:00 +1300 | Businesswire

Nov. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Evolve Education Group shares jumped to a five-month high after the childcare operator said its first-profit profit was in line with forecast annual earnings.More >>

HELL to sponsor new-look Book Awards

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:11:06 +1300 | Hell Pizza

HELL has reinforced its commitment to getting more kids hooked on books, by sponsoring the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. More >>


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