Friday 3 March 2017

Otago Polytechnic enrolments continue to rise

“We are particularly delighted with the response we’ve had for the new Bachelor of Architectural Studies, it was so popular we doubled the class size. This degree was generously shared with us by our TANZ partner, the Ara Institute of Canterbury.”.

One in 16 schools has government intervention in three years

Maori-language immersion and low decile schools were disproportionately represented in intervention figures released by the Ministry of Education under the Official Information Act, with one in nine kura kaupapa and nearly 85 per cent of decile one …

Tom Hooper: International education boosts community and economy

International students are attracted here by the established quality and reputation of our education providers. Recent openings like the University of Canterbury’s Engineering Core and Rolleston College exemplify the new state-of-the-art educational …

Preferred bidder for third schools PPP

ShapEd has been selected as the preferred bidder for the Ministry of Education’s third Public Private Partnership (PPP) to build six schools, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today. “The Ministry is now in the final contractual negotiations for this $220 million project with ShapEd,” says Ms Parata. “The consortium will design, finance and construct the schools, as well as maintain them for 25 years.” Four of the schools are new primary schools: …

Learning disabled students at low-decile schools missing out on exam help

Disabled students at low-decile schools are missing out on exam help despite increased availability, figures released by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) show.




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