Thursday 12 April

Kiwi teachers awarded for future-focused education

Today The Mind Lab by Unitec and NEXT Foundation have commended two Kiwi teachers for their dedication to bring education into the 21st century, and finding innovative approaches ensure students build the skills they need for our rapidly changing world…

Hipkins: Ensuring a strong polytechnic sector

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has outlined a programme of work to reform the polytechnic sector to make sure these institutions are sustainable and effective in delivering for our regions…

Pasifika students’ success in NCEA thrills principal

A prominent Pasifika principal is “thrilled” that Pasifika students have almost caught up with Europeans in the top two levels of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA)…

NCEA pass rate improvements may be over

The era of steady year-on-year increases in NCEA pass rates may be over. Latest NCEA results show 2017’s pass rates are little different to those of 2016 at a national level, although there’s been some big gains for Pasifika and Asian students. It’s a stark change from previous years, where pass rates for Years 11, 12 and 13 have all increased by one or more percentage points. RNZ education correspondent, John Gerritsen, filed this report…

ECE complaints data released

A new report released today by the Ministry of Education provides greater transparency and additional information to parents, says Deputy Secretary Sector Enablement and Support Katrina Casey…


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