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Friday, November 24, 2017

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.

Are you interested in attracting more International Students in 2018?

Think about including your college profile in next year's Secondary School directory - Study in New Zealand magazine.

Schools and principals stronger together – NZSPC

Introducing new NZSPC (New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council) chair, Darfield High School principal James Morris.

$9m revamp on cards for Porirua’s Mana College

News of a $9 million revamp for Porirua's Mana College is well-received.

New scholarship result of hotel and high school partnership

Two Queenstown businesses have joined forces with their local high school to offer a student a scholarship to kickstart their global tourism career.

Jacinda Ardern accused of ‘kneejerk’ policy on driver licences

Secondary school principals have slammed a Labour proposal for free driving lessons in school hours as "low-level thinking that is not helpful".

Whanganui City College to introduce compulsory te reo Māori

Learning te reo Māori will be compulsory for all year 9 students starting at Whanganui City College next year.

Making our secondary schools more accessible to parents

Parents love to talk schools. Which high school your kids will attend is a hot topic on soccer sidelines, at school assemblies and over Friday wines. As parents of a nine-year-old boy, my husband...

What Kiwi teens really think about sex education

The call for better and more comprehensive sex education in schools is growing louder and in recent months much of it has been coming from school students themselves. Is what teens are being taught about sex and sexuality hitting the mark?

Editorial: Tired pupils, crowded buildings the price of parents’ choice

Next year Mt Albert Grammar School is planning to start classes at 7.45 am, an hour before the school day starts currently and giving it an extra period to juggle classes for its bulging roll. Chances are, it will not be alone.

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Govt rejects secondary teacher pay rise proposal

The PPTA is disappointed at the Government's rejection of their proposal to increase secondary teachers' salaries by five per cent to help alleviate teacher shortage.