Monday 30 October

Building industry looks at profiling for apprentice loyalty

The building and construction industry is now taking steps to make sure more apprentices stay on with their employers…

Raft of possible changes to education welcomed

Exciting possible changes to New Zealand’s education system are being welcomed by South Canterbury teachers though primary school principals are urging caution about getting “too excited”, just yet…

Scrapping National Standards bad news for parents

Labour’s plan to dismantle National Standards shows their disregard for parents and the needs of students around the country, National Party MP Nikki Kaye says…

Far North school trials arts-integrative learning

Representatives of a small decile 1A rural school in the Far North will meet with global educators in Auckland next month, to share the innovative arts-integrative learning methods they are employing to empower their pupils…

Principals back compulsory te reo Māori plan

The Principals’ Federation is backing the Government’s move to make te reo Māori compulsory in schools.

New Zealand Wars: Historian calls for more education

A Kiwi history expert is calling for a stronger focus on the New Zealand Wars…

Labour’s education plans revealed: Primary school league tables axed, big NCEA shakeup

Primary school league tables will be axed, and high-school exams are in for a big shake-up as the new Labour-led Government moves to make schools focus on learning rather than assessment.

Labour’s education plans not up to National’s standards

The new Education Minister Chris Hipkins is scrapping National Standards for numeracy and literacy, in favour of schools choosing their own assessment methods.

 

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