Wednesday 15 November

Arts suffers under regional plan – Northtec head

An increasingly complex funding system has affected Northtec’s ability to offer some courses and is part of the reason for the polytech’s funding crisis, its chief executive says…

Parents set to get better information on children’s learning

Parents will have better information about their children’s learning following Government assurances today that schools will be required to report on the full curriculum – not just children’s results in the three National Standards subjects, says NZEI Te …

Joe Te Rito, Ako Aotearoa Deputy Director Māori on Paakiwaha

Kei tua o te kura combines findings from a case study and a survey of TEOs. The case study looked at the transition practices and processes at Te Wānanga o Raukawa, an iwi-established organisation that has pioneered the application of kaupapa and tikanga to the advancement of Māori within tertiary education. An online survey included staff from 22 tertiary education organisations. The research project was co-funded by Ako Aotearoa and NZCER…

Māori health and education models can work for everyone

The Minister of Social Development announced this week that they will repeal the part of the Social Security Act that requires sole parents to identify the other parent or face benefit cuts. This is the first tangible step in a planned major overhaul of the welfare system…


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