Thursday 8 February

Bill clears the way for education changes

The new Government has taken further steps to restore democracy in and strengthen our public education system with the introduction of legislation changes today, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.

Students of NZQA digital exam experiment left with ‘no marks’ for some NCEA results

New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has left 258 students who sat through a digital end-of-year NCEA exam without any marks…

Steve Liddle: Liberal studies in schools and co-ed classes should be compulsory

Whether motivated by opportunity, adventure, war, or speedier student debt repayment, overseas experience (OE) has for generations been part of becoming a New Zealander…

School-entry for over fives – feedback sought

Parents, whānau, teachers and education experts are invited to have their say on options for grouped (cohort) entry into schools for children aged five and over, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today…

New Zealand’s learning support services ‘in crisis’, says NZ Principals’ Federation

Early intervention services had the longest average wait of 73.86 days, or 10-and-a-half weeks, just under three months…

Schools split on Government’s plan to overhaul donation system

Some schools have ditched school donations, while others ask for more than $400 per child…

 

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