University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon will step down at the end of next year.
Notable Maori educator Sir Toby Curtis is demanding an urgent hearing before the Waitangi Tribunal on Wai 2770. The claim centres on the closure of Partnership Schools in NZ.
The demand for teachers will ease in primary schools in the next three years, but get much worse in secondary schools, a new forecast from the Education Ministry shows. See also: Overseas teacher recruitment drive doubles
The head of the Principals Federation says a lack of familiarity with things Māori can’t be held against migrant teachers – because many New Zealand-born teachers also lack cultural awareness.
The inaugural holiday programme to teach Rarotonga children the local culture and way of life through farming and other activities has been hailed a huge success.
A bid to change a Dunedin school’s name is gaining traction following accusations its namesake covered up sex abuse.
Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Whare) and Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith are two of six University of Otago researchers who have been recognised in this year’s New Zealand Research Honours Awards. See also: Six Otago researchers recognised in NZ research honours
International students in limbo after Auckland’s Regent International Education Group closes for non-compliance
Regent International Education Group, an Auckland business school, has been closed after problems with plagiarism, poor assessment practices and low visa approval rates.
Beehive: The passage of the Education Amendment Bill this afternoon draws a line under some of the most divisive policies of the previous Government and puts the emphasis back on quality education, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.
PPTA: The government’s support for quality public education has been demonstrated today with the passage of the bill repealing charter schools.
Wintec: Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) now has New Zealand’s first new school of physiotherapy in 45 years, a coup for the central North Island.