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Kohanga reo claim back on the table

A Treaty of Waitangi claim lodged by the Te Kohanga Reo National Trust in 2011 is back on the negotiations table, and the trust is hoping for a beneficial outcome.

Auckland Grammar revolts against NCEA exam changes

A revolt against suggested changes to the NCEA has begun, with Auckland Grammar School developing its own exam to replace level one of the qualification. The school expects to start offering the test in 2020, and will provide it to other schools that want it for their Year 11 students.

Boy suspended after assaulting fellow James Cook High School student in Auckland

Two boys have been reprimanded after bullying another James Cook High School student on Tuesday.

Colleges charting out an environmental course for keen students

Taupō’s two largest secondary schools are working on creating a new joint course that will reward students for their work on environmental projects.

Teacher and student reminisce on glory days 60 years on

Kevin MacBeth, left, first met Brian Breen in the 1950s, when Breen was his primary schoolteacher. They’re now regulars at their local cosmopolitan club.

Media releases

Auckland VC risks undermining PM’s vision for education

TEU: University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon’s proposal to cut staff from the Faculty of Education risks worsening the chronic teacher shortage facing New Zealand, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today.

Kindergarten nominated for prestigious award

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens: Porirua’s Toru Fetū Kindergarten has been nominated for a Prime Minister’s education award for engagement because of its strong links with its communities.

Local schools participate in Guardian Planting Programme

Gisborne District Council: Project manager Ranell Nikora said the focus this year was for children to build a relationship with the maunga. While some children were regular visitors to Titirangi, others had never been before.

Opinion / insight

Auckland University slashes teacher training despite record shortage of educators

The country’s biggest teacher training institution, the University of Auckland, is cutting its education faculty by 15 per cent despite New Zealand experiencing its worst teacher shortage on record.

School of the Week: Arataki Primary School

When Shelley Blakey first arrived at Arataki School she knew she would stay. “As soon as I walked through the gates I felt like I was at home,” she said.

Education Conversation promotion

The future of NCEA – join the conversation

Leadership@tki.org.nz: Education should give every New Zealander the freedom and opportunity to be the best they can be.