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Evolve Education warns annual profit will dip in 2018

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:08:40 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Evolve Education, the early childhood education centre operator, has warned annual profit will fall as much as 12 percent in the current year on weaker-than-expected occupancy rates, spurring management to cut costs and bolster its marketing effort. ...More >>

New Site for Hastings Te Kura Kaupapa Māori

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:55:15 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New site for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Wānanga Whare Tāpere o Takitimu, Hastings More >>

Purpose, Skills & Jobs Needed for Pasefika and Māori Youth

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:06:43 +1200 | The Maori Party

‘When our Pasefika and Māori youth lose their purpose focus in life because they failed in school, lack marketable skills, and find no job opportunities…they end up as our wayward children. It is not an excuse but it is the ‘why’ our younger ...More >>

Teacher resources bring primary industries in the classrooms

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:19:42 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A new set of online resources will provide teachers with the information they need to help their students learn about New Zealand’s animal welfare, biosecurity and food systems, says Associate Minister for Primary Industries Louise Upston.More >>

Principals Helps ACG Education to Prepare for the Future

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:13:57 +1200 | AGC Education

AUCKLAND, 14 August 2017: ACG Education, New Zealand’s largest private education provider, has introduced a new family of brands with the help of branding agency Principals. More >>

Easier access to learning support - but will it be?

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:45:19 +1200 | New Zealand Kindergartens

Easier access to learning support - but will it be? “Improving the way children and families access learning support is a welcome move,” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK). “Channelling that support through communities ...More >>

Money trumps community in Auckland Kindergartens

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:50:56 +1200 | Auckland Kindergarten Association

The Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) is failing children, parents and teachers and letting down all those who have built is as it is not operating as a community-based organisation, reveals a new independent report. The report is available at >>

Funding changes – a welcome shift

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:47:11 +1200 | New Zealand Kindergartens

“Shifting away from the current decile and equity funding system is a welcome move,” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive New Zealand Kindergartens (NZK). The current system in early childhood education (ECE) provides additional funding for services to remove ...More >>

PM's Press Conference 31/7/17: School Funding & More

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 16:42:42 +1200 | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Bill English opened his post-cabinet press conference with a statement on the Government's plan to use a 'risk index' system for targetted education funding to replace the decile system. More >>

NZEI launches 'Vote For Me, Vote for Education' Campaign

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:53:20 +1200 | NZEI

31 July 2017 - Children have more at stake than most in this year’s general election. They can't vote, so NZEI Te Riu Roa is asking New Zealanders to vote for children by voting for education when we choose which party to support in September.More >>

Sexist Attitude in Early Education Management Must Change

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:59:06 +1200 | ChildForum

The Education Ministry was well aware for at least 20 years on the need to recruit and retain male early childhood teachers, and it is shameful that it did not do anything about it.More >>

Labour taking action on school donations

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:08:24 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

EMBARGOED UNTIL 5am Friday 21 July 2017 21 July 2017 Labour taking action on school donations Labour will end so-called voluntary school donations for the majority of parents across the country under its $4 billion plan to revitalise the education ...More >>

IHC Welcomes Moves Towards a New Disability System

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:15:13 +1200 | IHC

20 July 2017 - IHC welcomes moves towards a new disability system that puts greater choice and control over services in the hands of disabled people. More >>

Labour's $4 billion education fix just what children need

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:06:18 +1200 | NZEI

Labour's promise of a $4 billion funding jolt for education will start to repair the damage that's been inflicted on public education and will make a huge difference for New Zealand's children and young people, NZEI Te Riu Roa says.More >>

Labour's promise to lift ECE quality a huge relief

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:56:17 +1200 | NZEI

Labour has today shown what an alternative Government would mean for quality education, by promising to restore funding for Early Childhood Services so they can employ qualified and trained teachers.More >>

Quality for Kiwi kids at ECE

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:37:46 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Quality for Kiwi kids at ECE After more than a decade of rapid growth in the number of children participating in Early Childhood Education (ECE), it’s time to take stock and map out a clear plan for the future, says Labour’s Education spokesperson ...More >>

Labour to boost ECE quality

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:25:28 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour will ensure kids get the best start in life by boosting funding for Early Childhood Centres to employ 100 per cent qualified and registered teachers, says Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little. More >>

Chanelle & Friends Announce Nationwide Tour

Tue, 4 Jul 2017 09:50:26 +1200 | Noise PR

Chanelle & Friends have planned a huge massive enormous 14-date tour around Aotearoa to celebrate the release of The Little Green Turtle and Other Songs for Kids! More >>

The Nation: Lisa Owen talks to Nikki Kaye

Sat, 1 Jul 2017 13:38:07 +1200 | The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen talks to Nikki Kaye Headlines: Education Minister Nikki Kaye says Auckland is about 300 teachers short, but she’s ruled out ‘Auckland weighting’, paying teachers more to take jobs in the city. Kaye says a significant ...More >>

Plea to support high quality early childhood education

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:48:36 +1200 | Montessori Assn of NZ

The government appears to be ignoring concerns from early childhood education (ECE) leaders about its longstanding underfunding of high quality ECE services. More >>


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