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Auckland mathematics teacher using technology to inspire students wins national teaching award in Wellington

Subash Chandar has been awarded the National Excellence in Education Awards (NEiTA) top honour for his inspiring work as a mathematics and statistics teacher.

Taranaki high school’s move to transform education as we know it

New Plymouth’s Spotswood College, led by principal Nicola Ngarewa, is one of six schools in New Zealand who form part of a professional leadership group looking into future-focused education.

NZ school students pay thousands to visit orphanages and volunteer overseas

Every year hundreds of Kiwi secondary school students pay thousands to volunteer in poor communities overseas. The companies organising the trips say they help young people develop leadership skills. But critics of ‘voluntourism’ fear the practice can do more harm than good.

Rotorua school attendance ‘shocking’

A “shocking” new survey shows nearly half of Rotorua’s students are not regularly going to school.

The Ministry of Education has released its latest attendance survey, showing Rotorua schools are in the bottom third of New Zealand’s average school attendance.

‘Good jobs’ available for teachers across the ditch: NZ Education Minister

A teacher recruitment drive in New Zealand has seen just ten Australian teachers make the move across the Tasman Sea.

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Inspirational Teachers Receive Awards

ASG: A South Auckland secondary school teacher has won top honours at this year’s ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA): a trip to the US Space and Rocket Centre in Alabama. It is the first time in the Awards’ 22-year history that the five-day experience has been awarded to a New Zealander.

New Chief Executive Officer for New Zealand Kindergartens

New Zealand Kindergartens: The Board of NZK has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer. Jill Bond has enjoyed a significant public sector career having held senior leadership roles in Housing, Education and Health. Most recently Jill was the Executive Director of the Office of the Director General of Health and had responsibility for the delivery of the refresh of the NZ Health Strategy.