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Willie Jackson’s new charter school upsets wharekura

A new charter school planned by Labour candidate Willie Jackson's Manukau Urban Māori Authority (Muma) has upset an established Māori school in Manurewa.

Māori students gain from different teaching style

Māori students do better in schools that teach in a different way - but the language by itself is not enough.

Mercury CEO: Change starts in the education system

Mercury chief executive Fraser Whineray believes New Zealand should aspire to be more like Switzerland, and it starts in the education system.

Why teachers have 10 years before robots take over

Robots will begin replacing teachers in the classroom within the next 10 years as part of a revolution in one-to-one learning, a leading British educationist has predicted.

Unions opposed to more charter schools

Response to the government’s announcement that they are to build four more partnership schools in 2019 has been quick and unequivocal.

Microsoft, Datacom – and theatre company – sign up to new charter school

Microsoft, Datacom - and the Auckland Theatre Company - have signed up as partners for New Zealand's newest charter school.

Mt Albert Grammar School’s state-of-the-art agriculture centre hopes to attract urban students

The state-of-the-art centre will bridge a gap between urban and rural communities and provide a more forward looking facility for students and the community.

Introducing City Senior School at The Launching Pad

Claire Amos introduces new partnership venture City Senior School at The Launching Pad with Brett O'Riley

Four new charter schools announced

Four new charter schools have been announced, including one to be run by an organisation associated with Labour candidate Willie Jackson.

National Standards: Are they working?

"It's not about the standard, it's about your journey - have you made enough of a journey this year, have you done a year's worth of learning?"
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