The Government has revealed its initial response to a tertiary education report that recommended a major shake-up to the system, but won’t be adopting some of the more radical suggestions. Shane Cowlishaw reports.
Both Berhampore School and Maungaraki School in Wellington will receive funding to build new classrooms as part of Budget 2017, Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe announced today.
The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has welcomed the Government’s commitment to a student-centred tertiary education system, but warns the outlined work programme will not give effect to this goal.
Associate Conservation Minister Nicky Wagner and Environment Minister Dr Nick Smith today launched a new strategy and action plan to better equip New Zealanders, especially children and young people, with the knowledge, skills and motivation to tackle environmental issues.
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, as well as 26 other tertiary institutions, have been faced with multiple interventions from NZQA, including enrollment bans, stopping particular courses and even deregistration.