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New civics resources for young New Zealanders

New civics education resources have been developed as part of the School Leavers’ Toolkit to help prepare young people for life beyond school.

New Zealand lockdown survey reveals economic jolt, but families ‘incredibly robust’

The impact of the global pandemic on New Zealand families has been highlighted in new research from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, which surveyed New Zealanders’ experience under COVID-19 lockdown. The survey was conducted...

Careerforce welcomes targeted training and apprenticeships fund

The details of a $320m Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF), designed to support vocational training across high-demand industries have now been announced.

Scrapping donations: what it means for different schools

A Government initiative to provide $150 per student to schools that scrap donations will begin next year. However, only some schools will be eligible. Rebekah Fraser looked into what the policy will mean for communities.

Boost for literacy and numeracy training in the workplace

The Government's funding injection into literacy and numeracy workplace training will help more employers like Porirua City Council, upskill their staff.

Budget 19: Step forward for free education, step backward for education funding

While Budgetary initiatives to scrap school donations and NCEA fees were welcomed, the education sector is disappointed to see a lack of investment to other areas, including operational funding, teacher pay and early childhood services.

Education Minister Chris Hipkins proposes amendment to law over university name changes

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has proposed changes to the process for universities to change their names.

New funding for gifted children announced by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin

The Government has announced a $1.27 million funding package for gifted children.

Compulsory qualifications planned for home-based early childhood education and childcare

Some childcare providers are expected to quit, and those who stay in the business may raise their fees, under a new policy requiring home-based carers to become qualified.

National MP Nicola Willis wants to chop up to two weeks off schools’ summer...

The summer school holidays would be shortened by up to two weeks under a proposal by a National Party list MP.

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