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Monday, June 25, 2018

Opinion: Whetu Cormick – focusing on Māori achievement

President of New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) WHETU CORMICK says Māori Achievement Collaborations (MACs) are proving to be highly effective.

No need to consult over sale of land earmarked for education, says Ministry

By: Nicki HarperThe Ministry of Education is under way with the formal process of disposing of land in Havelock North that had been earmarked for a school, prompting criticism the move is premature before...

Whanganui City College to introduce compulsory te reo Māori

Learning te reo Māori will be compulsory for all year 9 students starting at Whanganui City College next year.

Moved to tears: celebrating the first health and wellbeing apprenticeships

Editor JUDE BARBACK attends the inaugural Careerforce Workforce Development Conference Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Wellington.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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Three specialist libraries to close at University of Auckland, 45 jobs...

The University of Auckland will close three specialist libraries, with the loss of around 45 fulltime-equivalent staff.