Monday 19 February

Unitec to introduce Gender Affirmation Policy

Unitec first NZ tertiary institution to introduce Gender Affirmation Policy for staff and students…

Childcare a challenge for 1 in 6 working parents

Not having care available when they needed it was the main childcare difficulty (38 percent) for parents who worked, or wanted to work, Stats NZ said today. Care being too expensive was their next main difficulty (19 percent)…

Chris Hikpins welcomes modern learning in new Timaru Girls High School classroom

Education Minister Chris Hipkins talks a group of year 13 Timaru Girls High School students through the new modern learning environment he officially opened…

Why public education works for Māori students

Opinion: Some would have you believe that charter schools are the only ones transforming education for Māori and Pasifika children. That’s just not true, argues Laures Park…

Fears prospects of youth in regions will suffer with closure of careers offices

Closing careers advice offices in the regions could further disadvantage some Māori and Pasifika youth, union says…

Schools no longer need report standards data

Government legislation which aims to scrap National Standards is still several steps from officially becoming law, but the Ministry of Education has already informed schools they no longer need to submit National Standards data…

Improving teaching, not streaming, will halt maths decline: ERO

Improving teaching, not streaming children according to ability, is the key to halting falling achievement in maths according to a new report by the Education Review Office…

Pleased With Free Education, Betrayed By CPTPP

Tonight the Otago Students Against The CPTPP will be protesting outside the Otago University Convocation Ceremony, hoping to send a clear message to Jacinda Ardern that the CPTPP is not a sensible, compassionate or progressive trade deal…


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