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Kindergarten reforms on hold after boss quits

Auckland Kindergarten Association chief executive Tanya Harvey has quit, a fortnight after her board announced an independent review of reforms that she has driven.

Award-winning teacher Erina Butterworth looks to boost Maori engagement

A local teacher wants to make a difference in Maori participation after being awarded the 2018 Woolf Fisher Fellowship for Science.

School survey finds high stress levels and staff struggles

The latest survey of schools by the New Zealand Council of Educational Research reflects some worrying trends for teachers and principals.

Re-imagining education to empower Gen-Z

HP New Zealand has just held it’s very first Evolve Education event at Auckland’s Aotea Centre bringing together over 70 principals, teachers and education experts to explore ways of shaping and enhancing learning using technology.

Mount Maunganui school to host pilot diabetes education programme

A week of healthy eating, moving and learning awaits students at Arataki Primary School in Mount Maunganui. Two key messages for the children would be positive and simple: drink more water, eat real food.

Tara Kanji to become the new principal for Tauranga Girls College

A new principal for Tauranga Girls College has been announced.

Far North intermediate school uses ‘forbidden’ name linked to child tragedy

A Far North school is under fire for naming a classroom after a tragedy in which multiple children died.

Whanganui Girls College assistant principal Prabh Mokha heads to Brunei

Whanganui Girls College's assistant principal will soon swap Whanganui's river views for the jungles and beaches of Brunei.

Charter schools upset by prospect of govt cancelling contracts

A number of charter schools are upset at the prospect of their contracts being cancelled.

Uniform rort? Crackdown on ‘covert’ school fundraising

The new Education Minister has planned action to stamp out "covert" fundraising by schools such as marking up uniforms to make a profit.
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