Wednesday 25 October

Hope for Forgotten Learners

The New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education is thrilled to hear that gifted education features in the coalition agreement between the Labour Party and New Zealand First. “It’s fantastic to see some recognition coming the way of this group of diverse …

Early Childhood Council looks forward

The Early Childhood Council looks forward to working with the new Government The Early Childhood Council (ECC) looks forward to working with the new Labour/New Zealand First coalition Government on areas impacting early childhood education policy. The …

Universities NZ welcomes Ministerial appointments

University Vice-Chancellors today congratulated Chris Hipkins on his appointment as Minister of Education as well as Associate Ministers of Education Kelvin Davis, Jenny Salesa, and Tracey Martin, and Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, Dr Megan Woods.

Jacinda Ardern announces new ministerial portfolios

As well as being PM, Ardern will take on the portfolios of arts, culture and heritage, and national security and intelligence.

New Education Minister Welcomed with Briefing from Educators

The announcement today of Chris Hipkins as the new Education Minister and Tracey Martin, Kelvin Davis and Jenny Salesa as Associate Education Ministers is great news for children and educators.

Don’t blame teachers when system is at fault, says UNESCO

Blaming just the teacher or the school for systemic educational problems can have serious negative side effects, warns a new report from the United Nations educational agency.

Hope for Forgotten Learners

The New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education is thrilled to hear that gifted education features in the coalition agreement between the Labour Party and New Zealand First. “It’s fantastic to see some recognition coming the way of this group of diverse learners…

Free driving lessons for teens in NZ First govt deal

One of the policy gains for New Zealand First in its coalition agreement is free driving lessons for secondary schools students. It’s also gained Labour’s agreement to develop a 30-year strategic plan for education. President of the Secondary Principals’ Association Michael Williams joins us with his reaction…

 

 

 

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