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Award-winning teacher Erina Butterworth looks to boost Maori engagement

A local teacher wants to make a difference in Maori participation after being awarded the 2018 Woolf Fisher Fellowship for Science.

Far North intermediate school uses ‘forbidden’ name linked to child tragedy

A Far North school is under fire for naming a classroom after a tragedy in which multiple children died.

Hastings Boys’ High School introduces lavalava as part of dress code

Hastings Boys' High School has introduced the wearing of lavalava as part of the dress code for their Pacific Island students.

Opinion: Ann Milne – Who should learn most about White Privilege—Māori children or Pākehā...

The reason we need to teach Pākehā children about privilege is not to make them feel guilt—it is to make sure they do not grow up to perpetuate the situation writes Dr Ann Milne.

Far North school’s approach to learning presented on world stage

Representatives of a small decile 1A rural school in the Far North will meet with global educators in Auckland next month to share the innovative arts-integrative learning methods that are empowering their pupils.

Moana Schwalger law scholarship awarded to Litia Tuiburelevu

A scholarship honouring a successful Samoan-Kiwi lawyer remembered for her generosity is helping Pasifika law students five years after her tragic death at 35.

Improving Māori student achievement through effective use of data

Research out of the University of Auckland highlights just how important the effective use of quality data in schools is in helping to raise Māori student achievement.

New role to guide Maori economic development across the Bay

Fostering the Bay of Plenty's Maori economy by unlocking the potential of the emerging Maori workforce is a key focus of Awhina August's new role as Kaihautu Ohanga Maori - Bay of Plenty Maori economic development navigator.

UCOL celebrates its 1000th student

Brooky has the distinction of being the 1000th student at Whanganui UCOL. For the first time ever, UCOL has 1000 students enrolled at one time.

Māori programme Inspire in Education takes shape

A man who struggled in education when he was younger has developed a programme to help keep more Maori students in school and achieving later in life.
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