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Friday, February 23, 2018

Mental health services for Tauranga students

Some students in Tauranga will now have access to specialist mental health support at school as part of a health funded pilot focused on building children's resilience and general wellbeing.

Beginning Teacher Project gets high praise

Supporters of the Auckland Beginning Teacher Project are calling for others to grab the opportunity

“The Cinderella of education” – how ECE is regarded in New Zealand

New Zealand's newest professor of early childhood education, Professor Helen Hedges, says New Zealand needs to place more value on ECE and reflect this in policy and budgetary decisions.

Students share their experiences of school and education

A new report shares some key insights into young New Zealanders' experience of school and what's important to them when it comes to their education.

Report: Racism prevalent at Kiwi schools

Kiwi kids say they are experiencing racism from other students and teachers at school, according to a survey.

Teacher organisations welcome freedom from National Standards

Primary principal and teacher organisations say teachers are looking forward to embracing the full curriculum in the absence of National Standards.

Quest to become the “best place in the world to be a child”

Educators and social services agencies were among those to praise the Prime Minister’s Child Poverty Reduction Bill, while others were critical about the focus on targets over action.

‘Wake up’ call after study finds fewer low-income NZ kids ‘beating the odds’ to...

A top educationalist says New Zealand educators need to "wake up" after yet another international study has found our children's performance sliding - this time a study of the poorest quarter of children in each country.

Rotorua’s first charter school officially open

Rotorua's first partnership school has celebrated its official opening with a dawn ceremony attended by more than 200 people.

Education Council gets a shake up

Teachers are delighted by the introduction of legislation today to give teachers back the right to elect representatives to the Education Council.

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