Friday 6 April 2018

Hato Petera College faces closure with education minister starting formal process

In early 2017, Hato Petera College boarding facilities were boarded up and the college started operating as a day school with 25-30 students. Now it has one student.

Nanogirl promotes new digital tech curriculum with competition

“Nanogirl” Dr Michelle Dickinson is urging Kiwi school students to get involved in a competition to promote the new digital technology curriculum.

New Zealand Land Wars should be taught in high school, says Waikato history teacher

A Waikato history teacher believes Kiwis need to learn about the New Zealand Wars as part of the national curriculum.

Education system at ‘crisis point’, Bay of Plenty teacher says

The education system is at “crisis point” as teachers are forced to take on social worker duties on top of their regular workload, a Bay of Plenty teacher says.

Government to rein in private early childhood sector

There are strong signs the government is preparing to rein-in profit-making companies that run early childhood centres.

Push for post-grad allowances to be restored

Student unions are pushing for the Government to live up to its election promise and bring back allowances for post-graduate study.

Golden Bay’s treasured culture blows principal’s perceptions out of the water

Golden Bay principal Linda Tame has taken on some massive challenges, but says she’s amazed at the incredible student culture that exists at the school.

Orewa North Primary School principal heads south

Departing Orewa North Primary School principal Bruce Tilby is trading the Hibiscus Coast lifestyle for a new start in Ashburton.

College’s half-century anniversary right time for principal to step aside

Allan Vester is retiring after 23 years as principal of Edgewater College, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month.




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