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Saturday, March 17, 2018

Whanganui schools unite to tackle world issues

A United Nations (UN) delegation took place at Whanganui Girls' College yesterday to tackle big issues such as nuclear weapons and peaceful use of outer space.

Two more schools drop NCEA Level 1

Two more schools have told their students not to bother about getting the first level of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA).

Students angry about makeup ban at Auckland’s Rangitoto College

Rangitoto College students are outraged at a school rule banning makeup and forcing those who come to school wearing it to take it off.

Rotorua schools chosen for first police studies course

Rotorua Boys' High School and Rotorua Girls' High School will be the first schools in the country to add a NCEA-accredited police studies subject to their curriculum.

NCEA examinations start next week

With NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations starting next week, the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is reminding students to make sure they are ready.

School of the Week: Mount Maunganui College

In a first of a weekly series profiling our local schools, Bay of Plenty Times reporter Zoe Hunter takes a look at Mount Maunganui College's values, achievements and community involvement.

SpeedMeet connects young people with employers

SpeedMeet events "fantastic opportunity" for both young people and employers.

Help your child prepare for NCEA examinations

Talking to their children about study and preparation in the lead up to NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations is one of the ways parents can assist their child to do well, says the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

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.

Principals concerned pay rates not attracting secondary teachers

New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council chair James Morris discusses the elephant in the room – how pay is affecting New Zealand's secondary teacher shortage.

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