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St Joseph’s Māori Girls’ College abuzz with 150th Jubilee preparations

Preparations to celebrate the 150th year of St Joseph's Maori Girls College are in their final stages as the school's jubilee weekend fast approaches.

Teachers call for more research on ‘dangerous experiment’ of modern learning environments

High-school teachers have asked for more research on what they say is a "dangerous experiment" of putting several classes together in multi-teacher "modern learning environments".

High school teachers may lodge unusual claim for immediate 5 per cent pay rise

High-school teachers may lodge an unusual claim for an immediate 5 per cent pay rise, a year before their next wage increase is due, to help overcome a desperate teacher shortage.

Build-Ability Challenge kicks off – Vote for your school

Online voting for the annual secondary school Build-Ability Challenge opens today, Monday 11 September. The public will have until 22 September to cast their vote.

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.

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.

Sport goes back to school

Secondary School sport is vital for New Zealand sport. In many countries this is not the case as almost all development comes through the club system, rather than at schools.

Jacinda Ardern promises $2000 award for best students in vocational courses

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says her Government will set up a new $2000 award for the best student in vocational courses in each state secondary school.

Whangarei Boys’ High to get $50 million upgrade

Yesterday Prime Minister Bill English told students at Whangarei Boys' High School more than $50 million would be invested in a major upgrade of their school.

Young people – have your say on our education system

Registrations close Sunday 3 September for the Youth Advisory Group and Online Youth Forum that gives young people the chance to have a say about education in New Zealand.
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