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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

New site for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Wānanga Whare Tāpere o Takitimu,...

A new site has been purchased for Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Wānanga Whare Tāpere o Takitimu in Hastings, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe announced today.

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.

Generating seismic shifts with reciprocal teaching

Educational psychologist and teacher JULIA WESTERA continues to be a passionate advocate for reciprocal teaching and in this article she introduces a new initiative and provides a follow-up on two Q & A sessions reported in Education Gazette in April 2014 and November 2015.

New research pushes for progress for Māori and Pacific students

Team Solutions facilitators do more than apply the latest research from the University of Auckland; in many cases they are researchers themselves. This week we explore the work of three facilitators who are currently undertaking research into raising Māori and Pacific student achievement in schools.

Lizzie Marvelly: Unearth rich Māori history

Youngsters given valuable opportunity to learn about their past.

Supporting new teachers in their bicultural education

New arrivals from the UK and South Africa are expected to quickly get up to speed in their New Zealand teaching positions. As well as adjusting to a new country and getting to grips with a new education system, they must meet the needs of New Zealand students in our bicultural nation. An initiative at Mahurangi College aims to immerse new-to-New Zealand teachers in the significance of the Treaty of Waitangi.

Addressing social challenges in education remains our biggest priority

Addressing the social and cultural challenges confronting our education system is still top of the list before any real traction can be made with other issues begging for educators’ attention. That was one of the main messages to emerge from the Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua this week.

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Te Ara Rima students win Trans-Tasman maths comp

New Zealand schools shine in the annual Matific Games competition.

North scholars want to inspire others

Two Far North student teachers have been awarded a prestigious Kupe Scholarship worth more than $15,000 to support their study.

Ara hosts Minister: Institute’s release of ‘Framework for Māori Achievement’

Minister Kelvin Davis visited Ara Institute of Canterbury on 11 August and was briefed on the status of the Institute's very first ‘Framework for Māori Achievement’.


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...