Friday 7 July

Thousands of children have their learning set back as they move from school to school

Ministry of Education figures show 3399 children changed schools twice in 2016, 431 three times, 67 four times, and 10 swapped schools five or more times.

$2.2 million awarded to innovative teaching projects

Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced $2.2m funding over the next three years for 33 new innovative teaching projects in schools and early learning centres across the country.

Calls for Te Reo Maori to be made core study subject in NZ schools

There are calls to make Te Reo Maori a core study subject in schools so “green shoots” of its increased use by children can be nurtured.

 

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