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Pomare School children become book illustrators

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:16:23 +1200 | Pomare School

dare2discover has partnered with Pomare School to illustrate an eco- fairy tale, Snow Bright and the Frozen Waste, written by Geraldine Brophy. More >>

Education Crisis Unaddressed

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:58:50 +1200 | Education for All

In 2008 IHC lodged its complaint against the on-going failure of New Zealand Governments and the Ministry of Education to ensure that disabled children access a quality education on an equal basis to others in New Zealand schools. IHC’s claim provided overwhelming ...More >>

National Association of Headteachers Launch Ideagen EasySite

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:41:23 +1200 | Association of Headteachers

The National Association of Headteachers (NAHT) is to launch a new website during its 120-year anniversary using software from Ideagen. More >>

Hundreds of kids to get acting masterclass from world's best

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:39:53 +1200 | Amici

Hundreds of children from throughout New Zealand are expected to converge on Auckland next month to learn from some of the world’s best musical theatre professionals involved in JUNIOR THEATRE CELEBRATION .More >>

Neakiry Kivi wins the Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka Awards

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:41:25 +1200 | Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

The Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka Awards supreme winner for 2017 is Samuel Marsden Collegiate School Year 13 student Neakiry Kivi for her presentation "Reinventing Solar: the solution is clear". More >>

Award Recognises Outstanding Commitment to Children’s Ed

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:01:52 +1200 | Life Education Trust

Hamilton local Wayne Goodwin was recently presented with an Outstanding Community Service Award from Life Education Trust. More >>

Te Reo-Speaking Parents Likely to Enrol Kids in Māori Ed

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:02:58 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Te reo-speaking parents are more likely to enrol children in kaupapa Māori education More >>

Wonder Wheels : pop-up roller skating event

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 12:01:39 +1200 | Gap Filler

Wonder Wheels: Year 6 students organise pop-up roller skating event in the city tomorrow. More >>

Education Leaders Announce Plan for Auckland Teacher Crisis

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 10:37:39 +1200 | NZEI

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers have announced a sector-lead plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis.More >>

Mumps case confirmed at Waipukurau school

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:56:58 +1200 | Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Adults and parents with children at Waipukurau Primary School in Central Hawke’s Bay are being asked to check their immunisation status following a confirmed case of Mumps at the school.More >>

Educators First in Line to Vote Early for Pay Equity

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 11:19:10 +1200 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

When early voting opened this morning, early childhood teachers were among a group of women led by Kristine Bartlett who met in central Wellington to vote for equal pay.More >>

Are Education Cuts Missing in National’s Fiscal Plan?

Thu, 7 Sep 2017 11:11:02 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

National needs to explain why its plans for cuts to school transport have not been announced in its fiscal plan, says Labour’s Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins. More >>

Broken union model creating third-world staff shortages

Wed, 6 Sep 2017 12:51:18 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

Rural schools temporarily closing due to a lack of staff is something we’d expect from the third world, not New Zealand, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Little Dog Barking Children’s Theatre Brings Two Shows

Mon, 4 Sep 2017 14:18:17 +1200 | Little Dog Barking

Home grown live children’s theatre company and Internationally acclaimed, Little Dog Barking is playing Wellington, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Paraparumu & Paekakariki during these upcoming October school holidays.More >>

Future Leaders Honoured

Mon, 4 Sep 2017 13:46:05 +1200 | Rotary

Porirua’s young future leaders were honoured today for going the extra mile to serve their schools and the community. More >>

Q+A Education debate

Sun, 3 Sep 2017 13:14:38 +1200 | TVNZ

Q+A Education debate with National’s Nikki Kaye and Labour’s Chris Hipkins National’s Nikki Kaye says her party doesn’t support teachers’ pay rates based on performance. More >>

ACT announces latest plan to undermine public education

Sat, 2 Sep 2017 15:55:54 +1200 | NZEI

The latest ACT Party education policy, announced today, is a transparent attempt to undermine public education, teachers and unions that's straight out of the party's playbook, NZEI Te Riu Roa says.More >>

ACT announces better pay for great teachers

Sat, 2 Sep 2017 14:12:47 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT announces better pay for great teachers “Good teachers help children grow, develop, and reach their full potential which is vital to their future success,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. “Unfortunately, because of union contracts, teachers ...More >>

Get inspired for the latest Colour Your Classroom

Fri, 1 Sep 2017 13:28:41 +1200 | OfficeMax

OfficeMax is encouraging Kiwi kids to put Sharpie to paper with the return of the Colour Your Classroom art competition, in the hope of discovering New Zealand’s next great animator.More >>

Deep South Challenge to Understand & Adapt to Climate Change

Fri, 1 Sep 2017 11:37:24 +1200 | Deep South National Science Challenge

“Changing with our climate”: Deep South Challenge supports New Zealanders to understand and adapt to climate change More >>

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