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Friday, May 7, 2021

Stocktake of policies on te reo Māori in schools

It is Te Wiki o te reo Maori (Maori Language week) and just ten days until the general election. In light of the week’s theme Kia Ora te Reo Maori – Let the Maori Language live, we examine each of the political parties policy on te reo Maori.

What would New Zealand education look like under a National government?

In the final of Education Central's interview series about political parties' education policies, JUDE BARBACK talks to Education Minister Nikki Kaye about National's plans for education.

Compulsory parenting classes for parents of truant kids

The ACT party has today announced a new youth justice policy that will see parents facing stronger consequences for their children’s truancy and offending including compulsory parenting classes and increased fines.

Election 2017: how do the parties’ education policies stack up?

Choosing your preferred education policy this year comes down to how far you trust teachers.

Voters face tough choice between National and Labour education priorities

Voters face a tough choice in this election between starkly different education priorities from our two main parties.

Manifesto for early childhood education published

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand (ECNZ) has today published an ‘Election Manifesto’ providing a guide for early childhood teachers and parents to the main issues facing early childhood education (ECE).

Candidates talk tertiary policies at Toi Ohomai campus

About 100 students packed out a small lecture theatre to hear from local election candidates at a Tauranga tertiary campus yesterday.

Opinion: Peter Jackson – Politicians are on the wrong planet

Northland Age editor writes about the election campaign and the education policies released last week by National and Labour

Vote 2017: The Big Issues – watch a rundown of the two big parties’...

As part of the Herald's Election 2017 coverage The Big Issues aims to explain where the major political parties stand on those issues most important to New Zealanders.

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.


The Privacy Act 2020 was passed by Parliament on 26 June...

Notifiable privacy breaches The main thing to consider is that the legal requirements of responding to a privacy breach are changing. The new Act will...