Parents are sold the idea their children are safe and happy in early childhood education centres – but that’s not always the case, some teachers say.
A presentation of the Ministry of Education’s strategic plan for early learning was delivered to educators in Gisborne this week. Education Minister Chris Hipkins launched the draft plan, He taonga te tamaiti (Every child a taonga), in November. It sets the direction for early learning for the next 10 years and is open for consultation until March 15.
Three Wellington schools have kicked off NCEA-level police studies aimed at building relationships between the thin blue line and Māori and Pasifika youth.
English Language Partners (ELP), is a group that helps train volunteers, giving them a recognised qualification and pairing them with migrants and refugees.
Toni Waho, a former Palmerston North school principal, took the Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust to court after it removed him for allegedly bringing the trust into disrepute.
After much disappointment from the community, industry and local leaders around the liquidation of Taratahi, what is critical now is that we collectively look forward to how we can best provide for agricultural training and skills in the Wairarapa.
It’s a long time since I read anything quite as chilling as this: “Those schools that don’t need it also have obligations to other schools in the system, and they need to contribute their expertise to other schools. They need to be part of the system.”
It’s been quite a week or so for those of us playing our part in nurturing our Māori language.
History Teachers Association: NZ History Teachers’ Association petition calling for the coherent teaching in schools of our shared past.
Royal Society Te Apārangi: Royal Society Te Apārangi is celebrating he kotahi rau one hundred years of electing Fellows (Ngā Ahurei a Te Apārangi) to its Academy this month.