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Charter school student receives PM’s scholarship

Charter school student receives Prime Minister's award in spite of government opposition to charter schools.

Distinguished Professor Viviane Robinson honoured by the Royal Society

Distinguished Professor Viviane Robinson has been made a Fellow of Royal Society Te Apārangi.

Waitangi Day speech competition Winner announced

The winner of the nationwide Waitangi Day speech competition was announced.

Rotorua teacher with passion for making a difference to receive national award

A Rotorua teacher with a passion for making a difference will be honoured with a national teaching award.

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.

NZ shines at international WorldSkills Competition

New Zealand held its own at the WorldSkills International Competition in Abu Dhabi this month, with the WorldSkills New Zealand team bringing home a gold medal and five medallions of excellence.

Student perspective: Powerful Passchendaele experience for Kiwi students

DYLAN WOODHOUSE, a Year 12 student from St Paul's Collegiate in Hamilton, was one of ten secondary students to represent New Zealand in Europe for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Here, he reflects on what a moving experience it was.

Kiwi kids shine in Trans-Tasman maths comp

Seven New Zealand schools finished in the top ten schools in a Trans-Tasman maths competition that included thousands of schools across New Zealand and Australia.

Dillon Scholarships available for Rotorua students with disabilities

Rotorua students who have a significant physical or intellectual disability can now apply for their share of BayTrust's $100,000 Dillon Scholarship fund to help them do tertiary study next year.

New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO launches Global Citizenship Education Award

The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO is seeking to reward projects that foster global citizenship through its inaugural Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Award.
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