Wednesday 7 February

Conservation education scholarship launched

A new conservation education scholarship will support future environmental leaders from the Nelson / Tasman region…

Government steps in to save school arts events

Education Minister Chris Hipkins today pledged to provide new opportunities for children and young people to engage in events that promote music, drama and dance…

MITO Launches New Heavy Automotive Training Programme

MITO is pleased to launch its new training programme that leads to the New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering – a new and innovative programme that enhances training opportunities in New Zealand’s heavy automotive industry…

A stronger voice for teachers one step closer

The new Government’s Bill to raise the status of the teaching profession and restore teachers’ trust and confidence in it, passed its first reading in Parliament last night, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says…

Govt contracts for education outside the classroom

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has awarded 26 organisations across New Zealand with $2 million in education contracts to provide schools with learning experiences outside the classroom…

New entity for Catholic tertiary education

Following an independent review, the New Zealand Catholic Bishops (NZCBC) have announced a new entity for the delivery of Catholic tertiary education…

National Standards will not be missed, say teachers

Primary principals and teachers look forward to a fresh start this year using robust and well-regarded assessment tools, instead of “shonky” National Standards…

Bali Haque: Teachers should be on $164K a year

OPINION: It looks like we have another teacher supply crisis with record numbers of unfilled vacancies around the country because not enough people are willing to  teach, and too many teachers are quitting, complaining about poor pay and heavy workload…



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