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Families to get ‘review’ rights over school suspensions

Students who are suspended or expelled from school will soon have rights to "review" by a regional panel - but it is unclear whether the panel will be able to overturn a school board's decision.

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.

Tumuaki building capability for educational success

A new leadership programme for new and aspiring tumuaki is delivered from a kaupapa Māori, indigenous world view.

Education Minister announces Construction Centre of Vocational Excellence

The ‘ConCOVE’ consortia has been successful in its bid to form the Centre of Vocational Excellence for the construction and infrastructure industries.

Less than half of schools have robust sun hat policies in place to protect...

Despite schools being encouraged to implement sun protective hat wearing policy to reduce children’s future risk of skin cancer, less than half participating in a University of Otago study had robust policy in place.
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