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Concussion education for Northland schools

Northland has continued its strong work to combat concussion in rugby by welcoming trial concussion education and baseline concussion testing for high school students.

Whangarei Sistema-style music project granted $40,000

Nick Grew says learning an instrument teaches students more than just music. It also teachers essential skills such as respecting taonga and teamwork.

Then and now: Te Kura online – a history of change

From 100 isolated primary kids in 1922 to over 23,000 enrolments today, Te Kura Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) - formerly The Correspondence School – has a long tradition of adapting to meet the changing needs of the New Zealand school system.

Sector tension over new Rotorua Maori charter school

Two local Te Kura Kaupapa Maori school principals are frustrated a new Maori charter school has been announced to open in 2018, saying they have been crying out for extra funding recently but been turned down.

Teachers frustrated by new charter schools

Rotorua and Taupo teachers are frustrated to hear that two new charter schools will be opening in their areas, calling it a "political experiment".

Boarding school aimed at Māori boys has outdoor education emphasis

Taupo is to get a charter school - a boarding school aimed at Maori boys in Years 11 to 13 with an emphasis on outdoor education.

New Ngati Whakaue-run charter school a ‘vision realised’

Ngati Whakaue will open its own charter school in Rotorua - a move 12 years in the making.

Unions dismayed at new charter schools

Two new charter schools have been approved for Māori students in Rotorua and Taupo, to the dismay of teacher unions.The Rotorua school, Te Rangihakahaka Centre for Science and Technology, will combine a science and...

Māori language in schools

Principal Dr Cherie Taylor-Patel from Flanshaw Road School talks about Māori language in schools.

Opinion: Flying the nest – what kohanga taught me

Ngaa Rauuira Pumanawawhiti says kohanga reo taught him a way of seeing the world
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The University of Auckland will close three specialist libraries, with the loss of around 45 fulltime-equivalent staff.
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