Meetings are being held nationwide to discuss the Independent EducationTaskforce’s proposals.
A meeting to discuss the Tomorrow’s Schools review ended in a “fracas” after a speaker was challenged by a teacher over “racist” comments.
For Rhiannon Mackie, missing the student strike against climate change on Friday is not an option. “It is so much more important than getting an education. If we don’t solve this problem, our education is worth nothing. If we kill our planet, there is no second chance.”
Academics and teachers are throwing their weight behind students who plan to strike for climate change action.
The primary teachers’ union says it is “disappointed” with a new pay offer and may hold a third national strike on April 3 if teachers reject the offer.
A generation of young people are starting university lacking adequate drug and alcohol education, research suggests.
School spends $1.2 million on overseas travel including business class flights and five star hotels in five years
New Zealand’s national correspondence school has been accused of having a “culture of extravagance” after spending more than $1.2 million on overseas travel, including business class flights and five star hotels, over the last five years.
Local Focus: How this Māori Principal turned a failing school into one of the top schools in the country
Bruce Jepsen is the Principal of one of the top achieving primary schools in the country. But 12 years ago, Te Akau ki Papamoa Primary School was anything but. “90 percent of the Māori students, whether they were boy or girl, irrespective of which iwi they were from, couldn’t read, couldn’t write and couldn’t do maths,” Jepson said.
Rotorua-based non-profit Digital Natives Academy (DNA) is partnering with global game creators of League of Legends, Riot Games.
The woman who can’t read numbers – how her Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki tutor discovered dyscalculia
A Taranaki woman who can’t read numbers is helping to open doors to thousands of other people who struggle with maths.
The Government ought to be listening to the building industry’s concerns about the shake-up of workforce training announced by Education Minister Chris Hipkins last month.
Maybe it’s unfair to keep harking back to that time in 1984, when Naida Glavish stood her ground against the Post Office, as a telephone toll operator who risked being fired for greeting callers with: “Kia ora. “It seems outrageous today (and indeed was outrageous to many back then). But that’s the point. It shows we’re capable of progress, even if it doesn’t always seem that way.