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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.

Mt Albert Grammar appeals to parents to fund new buildings

New Zealand's second-biggest school is appealing to parents to help pay for new buildings because it says Government funding is not enough.

SIGNALLING AN END TO READER/WRITERS – The effectiveness of assistive technologies

When Kapiti College found providing reader/writers to its growing number of dyslexic students unsustainable, it looked to assistive technologies for answers

Bringing 3D printing to the classroom

Education Review considers the viability and impact of 3D printing for New Zealand schools.

Napier school announces $3m revamp at jubilee

Port Ahuriri School announced a $3 million refurbishment during its 150th anniversary celebrations at the weekend.

Bring your own approach

As it becomes increasingly necessary for students to have access to a digital device, each school must find a way to provide access that best suits its learners and its community. As JUDE BARBACK discovers, there is no single best approach, but many factors to consider, not least cost and digital equality

Integrating digital technology – one school’s great GAFE journey

CRAIG McDONALD and BEC POWER share how the integration of digital technology is supporting their school’s transition to modern learning environments and is helping to enhance and redefine learning.

New Bethlehem-Chapman school likely to move locations

Chapman College, which will be taken over by Bethlehem College next year, will almost certainly move to a new site in the next few years, the founder has confirmed.

Chapman College to be taken over by Bethlehem College

Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced an increase to the maximum roll of Bethlehem College in Tauranga, and approval for the college to establish a new campus in Rotorua.

Relief at last for overcrowded Rowandale School in Manurewa

A chronically overcrowded Manurewa school has finally won Government funding to build six new classrooms.
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