The head of South Africa’s largest university will take up the reins at the University of Canterbury next year, replacing Dr Rod Carr as vice-chancellor.
Eight hundred Catholic educators are gathering in Wellington this week at the TSB Arena to celebrate Catholic education in New Zealand. For more on Catholic education, see: ‘They couldn’t believe our teachers had laptops and school apps’
Waverley Kindergarten was recently named the first Southland kindergarten to reach Enviroschools’ Gold Achievement. Wellington city is a little behind, sitting below the national average of schools involved in the programmes.
Mount Albert Grammar School has had a zone change to cut out Unitec land which will be used for a future housing development.
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MoE: The Independent Taskforce charged with reviewing the way our schools are governed, managed and administered wants to hear New Zealanders’ views and experiences of the schooling system.
Te Kura: A programme with the motto ‘one student at a time in a community of learners’ is a finalist in the Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards for the Education Focus Prize – Takatū.
Lynley Tulloch: Let’s treasure our tamariki and kaiako in early childhood education.
Make Lemonade: A cluster of low decile Northland schools is on track to outperform many higher decile schools around New Zealand through digital learning.
NZ Association for Gifted Children: Children today are growing up in a world rich with possibility. They all have the potential to be a force for progress and positive social change in their families, communities, and in the world.
University of Auckland: An inner city Christchurch school, designed by Andrew Barrie Lab and Tezuka Architects has won three awards at the 2018 Canterbury Architecture Awards.
NZCER: People with a great idea for turning high-quality research into an innovative learning resource are invited to apply for the Beeby Award 2018.
Case Carter: Our universities are falling behind in the ruthless race to the top, but they’re actually doing well.
Audrey Noble: Education is a worthwhile investment.