Rāapa 19 o Mahuru

Focus on mental health education in schools after ‘concerning’ health survey

A global survey of 15,000 people, conducted by Cigna Insurance, has revealed just half of New Zealanders feel they can take care of their children’s health and wellbeing, with even fewer reporting being able to meet their educational needs.

Chris Hipkins moves to appoint commissioner to two Wellington-based polytechnics

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has set in motion the appointment of a commissioner to Wellington-based polytechnics Whitireia and WelTec to address “financial woes”.

Media releases


Support Workers ratify pay equity settlement for education

NZEI: NZEI Te Riu Roa is pleased to announce on Suffrage Day, the ratification of the pay equity settlement for 329 Education Support Workers who work for the Ministry of Education.

Teachers to be given a stronger voice with passing of Bill

NZGovt: The Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand) Amendment Bill has passed its final reading today, restoring the voice of teachers on their own professional body, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.

Proposal to increase Export Education Levy

NZGovt: The Ministry of Education is looking at options to make the Export Education Levy (EEL) fund more sustainable to protect New Zealand’s reputation as a study destination, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.

Kua whakatū anō a Robin Hapi ki Te Mātāwai

NZGovt: Māori Development Minister Hon Nanaia Mahuta is pleased to reappoint Mr Robin Hapi CNZM (Ngāti Kahungunu) to the Board of Te Mātāwai.





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