Monday 12 March

Mobilising te reo through sports and technology

Te Puni Kokiri will be launching the first ever Maori language netball app. Designed to bring te reo Maori to life with whanau at the netball courts, ‘Puni Reo Poitarawhiti’ is an innovative device that makes using te reo Maori at the netball courts easy, fun and accessible…

Job cuts further proof Minister must fix tertiary funding

Plans announced today by the management of Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology to cut jobs because the institution did not meet narrow funding metrics is further evidence that the current tertiary education funding model is broken and failing to meet the needs of local communities…

$38 million wasted on dropouts is just the beginning

The $38 million in ‘fee-free’ education projected to be wasted on university drop outs is likely to end up being far higher, says the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union…

Evidence for charter schools does not bear scrutiny

Many charter schools will be able to integrate into the state system once their contracts are terminated by the government, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.Many charter schools will be able to integrate into the state system once their contracts are terminated by the government, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says…

Pupils taught in libraries, staff rooms and mega-classes at most crowded schools

Darfield High School is using spaces not normally used as classrooms due to being over capacity with students…

Children will suffer if New Zealand’s teacher shortage isn’t addressed

EDITORIAL: More than 600 primary and secondary school teachers’ jobs are currently being advertised in the Education Gazette. Some of them have been unfilled since the end of the last school year…

Programme aims for correct use of the lingo

Improving the delivery of te reo Maori in schools is the focus of a new programme launched in Gisborne …

A mum begs Pasifika and Māori parents and friends to join the school board

The only Pasifika woman on a school board talks about the dangers of a lack of diversity – and makes a plea for other parents to support their schools…

 

 

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