Friday 23 February

Tongan student leaders continue a strong, united movement

Young Tongan tertiary student leaders gathered in Wellington for its third annual Leadership Weekend. The New Zealand Tongan Tertiary Students’ Association (NZTTSA) executive members invited representatives of Tongan student associations from all around New Zealand…

New Zealand’s Best Teachers Honoured with Awards

Six teachers spanning Early Childhood, primary and secondary education will receive honours at the ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) today at an official ceremony hosted by Hon Chris Hipkins MP, Minister of Education in Wellington…

Partnership Schools Board walk out sad news

National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye is saddened that the current members of the Partnership Schools Authorisation Board have all decided not to make themselves available for reappointment on 1 March and wishes to thank them for their hard work…

Editorial: Planning for education’s future

EDITORIAL: It is not too surprising to hear National’s education spokesperson Nikki Kaye disparage the Government’s major education announcement as “another day, another review”. Obviously this is the Opposition’s script. But there may also be personal reasons for Kaye to sound so frustrated. Her own promised education overhaul was lost in the pre-election noise in 2017 and has now been consigned to the dustbin of political history…

Editorial: Tomorrow’s schools will still need to compete despite proposed changes

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced a review of Tomorrow’s Schools, the system set up in 1989 under which every school has been governed by an elected board of trustees. It is not clear what he sees wrong with the system…

Top water science students share prize

Two University of Waikato students will share this year’s water sciences prize after the selection panel couldn’t separate the pair…



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