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Friday, February 23, 2018

Break The Silence: Scores of secondary schools want more help to deal with student...

Scores of secondary schools believe they aren't supported to handle the suicidal behaviour of students.

Labour: Parents need more govt support for Early Childhood Education

Labour says the Gov't should be giving parents more support for Early Childhood Education. (Getty)

Changes becoming urgent for struggling kindergartens

By: Natasha Jojoa Burling Struggling kindies in west Auckland and on the North Shore may have to close in five years if changes aren't made. A meeting was held in Browns Bay last night after 300...

Latest Teacher-led Innovation Fund projects announced

A teaching project at an early childhood education (ECE) centre in Auckland is among 33 new and innovative teaching projects in schools and ECE centres that are now able to get underway thanks to funding from...

Plan for university in Tauranga boosts building consents

A consent issued for stage one of the new university in Tauranga's city centre has contributed to a 41.7 per cent increase in building consents issued last month.

Māori language in schools

Principal Dr Cherie Taylor-Patel from Flanshaw Road School talks about Māori language in schools.

NZ universities ‘punch below weight’ on reputation

A new survey says New Zealand universities are "punching below their weight" on their global reputations.

New funding contracts for CRIs

New funding contracts for New Zealand's Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) have begun, marking the 25th anniversary of the CRIs. The seven-year contracts, which combined represent a $1.2 billion investment, are the first to be issued...

Careers NZ now part of Tertiary Education Commission

Careers New Zealand (CNZ) is now part of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), following the passing of the Education (Update) Amendment Act, which took effect on July 1. Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and...

University of Otago fears free-for-all if government changes go ahead

The University of Otago fears Government changes to tertiary education could damage the international reputation of New Zealand universities, while unions fear they could lead to privatisation.

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