Auckland’s Vanguard Military School will become the first charter school to make the switch to Labours new “designated character schools”.
The Education Minister says the sector is in far more strife than he’d been led to believe but the National Party is fighting back, releasing Cabinet documents it says prove planning was well underway for the Auckland region.
When Arthur Graves took over the leadership of the Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre two years ago, it faced one of the toughest challenges of its 100 years of existence.
Skeleton horses and killer bunnies may not be traditional learning tools, but a new mod for the computer game Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons about earthquake safety.
Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel says she would not have championed selling council land to the Ministry of Education had she known it would “exclude” families from two local high schools.
The winner of the 2018 Race Unity speech awards talked about having abusive words slapped across her face many times.
The president of the Principals Federation says the current conversation on education is a great opportunity to make the system more responsive to the needs of Maori students.
Sandy Adsett will today be conferred with an honorary doctorate at Palmerston North tomorrow 12 years after graduating with a Master of Māori Visual Arts (MMVA) from Massey University in 2006.
A long time Kerikeri High School football coach has been honoured with a top award from the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council.
Aspire2Trades: Minister of Employment Hon Willie Jackson visited South Auckland trades training school Aspire2 Trades yesterday, inspiring students to take charge of their futures.
Open Polytechnic: The release of Open Polytechnic’s 2017 Annual Report shows a year of growth and innovation for the institution which enrols the largest number of distance learners at tertiary level in New Zealand.
QuickSense: In real terms, QuickSense allows a student to study NCEA 1-3 mathematics, biology, physics, chemistry subjects and learn from their mistakes as they go. A teacher can track the progress of the entire class and understand where to focus lessons. Students can work out where to focus their study time.
MoE: A unique digital animation launched today by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin aims to teach children about empathy and acceptance.