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Winning Schools in Walk Out with the World's Best Comp

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:21:37 +1200 | Rugby League World Cup 2017

Thursday 27 July 2017 Rugby League World Cup 2017 Announce Winning Schools in Walk Out with the World's Best Competition More >>

Pause, Breathe, Smile Mindfulness Training Will Help

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:57:35 +1200 | Mindfulness Education Group

Research Finds Pause, Breathe, Smile Mindfulness Training Will Help Create Positive Learning Environments & Improve Wellbeing for NZ School Children Latest New Zealand research shows positive benefits for children who participate in the Pause, Breathe, ...More >>

Auditor-General: Managing the school property portfolio

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:52:25 +1200 | Controller and Auditor-General

The Auditor-General’s report Managing the school property portfolio was presented to the House of Representatives today. The school property portfolio is one of the largest publicly owned portfolios of property assets. It is also arguably the most ...More >>

Berhampore Primary School Hosts Brainwave Seminar

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 09:04:13 +1200 | Berhampore Primary School

We sometimes think of the adolescent years as a time of challenging behaviours. An understanding of the changes taking place in the adolescent brain may help you to view these years as a positive step on their journey to adulthood.More >>

Bikes in Schools Auckland celebrates 25th school at Ranui

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 13:39:10 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Today Ranui School pupils hopped on the school’s 40 new bikes and took the maiden lap of the school’s brand new bike track. More >>

Educators welcome Labour's plan to fix public education

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:32:19 +1200 | NZEI

Educators welcome Labour's commitment to put the 'free' back into free public education and to developing a plan to fix the chronic teacher shortage, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Challenging times for students returning to school

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:27:41 +1200 | Girl Guiding

This Monday 785,000 students will return to school to face term three. A new study shows that two thirds of those surveyed could find the return daunting. A study by GirlGuiding New Zealand of 4365 girls between the ages of seven and 17 found school ...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 >>

Dove’s Global Self-Esteem Project comes to New Zealand

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:10:03 +1200 | Dove

Dove’s Global Self-Esteem Project comes to New Zealand Body confidence a worldwide issue 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 >>

Bluff Marae Taking An Early Lead With Kids Coding

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 17:33:04 +1200 | CodeCamp

The latest announcement by Nikki Kay with kids computational thinking being introduced to the school curriculum for ages 5 through to 10 is a long needed upgrade to an education system that hasn’t been changed for the last 10 years, is well overdue ...More >>

Ministry Approves Coretex for School Vehicle Location

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:37:43 +1200 | Coretex

Coretex, the leader in Active Fleet Management Solutions announced that the New Zealand Ministry of Education has approved Coretex technology for use in school transportation vehicle location tracking. More >>

New Christchurch primary school to open in 2019

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:28:12 +1200 | New Zealand Government

New Christchurch primary school to open in 2019 Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the formal establishment of the new $11 million primary school for Halswell in Christchurch, which will now open in 2019. “The Halswell area is experiencing ...More >>

'Sailor the Puffer Fish' Educates 14,000 Children on Asthma

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:54:08 +1200 | Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand

Puffer Fish educates 14,000 children on asthma Sailor the Puffer Fish is nearing the finale of his 2017 North Island tour, educating 14,000 school children about asthma, tips on how to manage it, and what to do in an emergency. Sailor the Puffer ...More >>

School trustees focused on student progress and achievement

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:54:52 +1200 | NZ Council for Educational Research

School trustees have a strong focus on strategy and most principals feel boards add value to schools. More >>

Flavell supports introduction of two more charter schools

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:44:50 +1200 | The Maori Party

MP for Waiariki Te Ururoa Flavell says he supports the introduction of two more kura hourua (charter schools) in Waiariki. More >>

New charter schools to fragment and weaken public education

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:41:29 +1200 | NZEI

Today’s Government announcement of two more charter schools does nothing to help the majority of Māori students learn, and could work to fragment and weaken the public school system.More >>

Political experiment on Rotorua and Taupo students unwelcome

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:49:44 +1200 | PPTA

Rotorua and Taupo teachers are hugely frustrated to hear that a charter school is set open in their rohe next year. More >>

New student places for Tauranga and Rotorua

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:48:24 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Nikki Kaye has announced an increase to the maximum roll of Bethlehem College in Tauranga, and approval for the college to establish a new campus in Rotorua. More >>


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