Wednesday 12 April

Otago’s online MBA among the world’s best

The MBA programmes were rated on 11 factors, including quality of staff, international diversity, class size, staff-student ratio, tuition fees, international exposure, professional development and gender parity. Ian Lafferty, director of executive …

Decision close on controversial predictive risk modelling to replace …

The Government has long wanted to shake up the school decile funding system.

Education Act Update passes second reading

“The Education (Update) Amendment Bill is about creating a platform for achieving educational success. It puts the achievement of our children and young people at the heart of the education system, and gives us the flexibility to respond to their …

World leading early childhood curriculum modernised

… to the schooling curriculum. The update also makes explicit the unique curriculum pathway for children in kōhanga reo – Te Whāriki a te Kōhanga Reo. This indigenous curriculum complements the pathway for children in early childhood education services.

Revised curriculum welcomed

“We recognise the contribution of Sir Tamiti and Lady Tilly Reedy, and Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust, and we acknowledge the writers and all those who took part in the consultation process. Te Whāriki holds a special place in our education system …

143% increase in teacher registration fees unaffordable

The Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (Educanz) is proposing to increase teacher registration fees by 143%, but the real increase would be even greater for many early childhood education teachers, says Early Childhood Council CEO Peter Reynolds.

Too many risks in rushing decile replacement

NZEI Te Riu Members are very concerned that decisions around a major review of the school decile funding system are being rushed through before there is evidence that the new model will improve children’s education.

 

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