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Friday, March 22, 2019

Teaching Council elections open

Teachers from across the education system can choose who will represent them on their professional body, as voting opens for the Teaching Council elections.

Latest Ministry offer “disappointing” – union

After two weeks of negotiations, the Ministry of Education has put new offers on the table for primary teachers and principals to consider, but the union says they don’t adequately address teachers’ need for more time and more pay.

Secondary school teachers’ growing pressures made clear

"Things are getting worse in our profession and there is not enough support coming in to address that" says Post Primary Teachers' Association member Glenn Cassidy.

Thousands of Kiwi school students join global ‘school strike for climate’

Thousands of New Zealand school students plan to go "on strike" on March 15 to support a worldwide day of action over global warming.

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.

NZ universities slip in world subject rankings

New Zealand universities have tumbled out of the top ranks in the latest world rankings by subject.

School pays for all pupils to be vaccinated for meningococcal disease

Kaihu Valley School Principal Sonia Simeon swung into action when she learned the school's 16 pupils were not eligible for free meningococcal vaccination.

Discussing the future of Kiwi education (in a very Kiwi setting, in a very...

Editor Jude Barback attended Nikki Kaye’s public meeting in Tauranga on the Tomorrow’s Schools Review.

Let’s Gumboot Up, New Zealand!

Editor Jude Barback is one of the 21,000 New Zealanders who have joined the I AM HOPE social media campaign so far.

Online NZQA marking system signed off

Markers of digital exams will be able to use an online system this year following the signing of a contract between NZQA and RM Results.


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The 2019 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards provides schools, kura and early learning services with an opportunity to showcase what excellent teaching, leadership and engagement looks like.