The Minister of Education, Hekia Parata, is vehemently denying she made the wrong decision opening a failed Northland charter school plagued with issues.
But Green Party education spokeswoman Catherine Delahunty said the Government had “experimented” on the Northland students, of which there are 39 left who will need to be transitioned to a new school. “The Minister of Education must not wash her hands …
The Whangaruru charter school agreement has been formally terminated and NZEI Te Riu Roa says the key focus must now be the welfare and future education of the students caught up in this failed ideological experiment. NZEI President Louise Green said …
Royal Oak Primary School first introduced its uniform in 2009. After six years at the school Bruce isn’t convinced uniforms are the way to go for primary schools. “It doesn’t actually make any difference at the end of the day to the quality of education.
Parents are faced with myriad costs at this time of year, when their children start or return to school. But are schools striking exclusive buying arrangements a good deal, or are parents paying over the odds for uniforms, stationery and digital devices?
Families of teenagers with autism and learning difficulties are being urged to start seeking special assistance for this year’s NCEA exams as soon as possible.
A Waimate North kaumatua’s life and generosity is being celebrated after he died on January 22. Andy Sarich, 82, was the 12th child born out of 16 to Ivan and Kare Sarich. He married Kataraina and they had four children. A family member says Sarich was …
She may be swimming in her uniform, but Kahli-Joy Villanueva won’t be a fish out of water when she starts school. The five-year-old is gearing up to start year 1 at Lincoln Heights School in Massey on Tuesday. It’s a day she has been talking about for …