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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Young sporting stars thank volunteers

"Without volunteers I would not be able to do any of this," basketballer Bae Fountain told a gathering of 100 Bay sports volunteers this morning.

NZQA agrees to independent review of process of publishing ‘exemplar’ NCEA exam answers

Exam authorities have agreed to an independent review of the process of publishing "exemplar" answers after revelations that students are memorising and reproducing them.

Minister issues ‘please explain’ after NCEA plagiarism praised as ‘excellence’

A history teacher at a South Auckland school whose students spotted the almost word-for-word similarity between the two papers said the 2012 script was "clearly plagiarised" from the previous year's exemplar.

Intueri in voluntary administration; bid less than value of debt

Intueri Education Group has been placed into voluntary administration after a strategic review garnered an offer for its operating assets that is less than the value of its debt.

Principal named leading citizen

Marton Junction School principal Vanessa Te Ua has been named Marton's leading community citizen by Project Marton.

College old girl heads Canadian union

Stephanie Smith, a former student of Whanganui Girls' College has been re-elected president of the British Columbia Government Employees Union.

Ministry apologises for mishandling reorganisation of Canterbury schools

Following the release of a scathing Ombudsman report, the Ministry of Education has apologised to Canterbury schools and communities for the way it handled school closures and mergers following the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes. In September 2012,...

Post-quake wellbeing initiative expands to schools across NZ

Following the Canterbury earthquakes, the All Right? initiative was established by the Canterbury District Health Board and the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand to support on the psychosocial recovery of Cantabrians. But now All...

Government’s shake-up of post-quake Canterbury schools mishandled, Chief Ombudsman finds

An investigation into the Government's $1 billion shake-up of Canterbury schools after the deadly February 2011 earthquake has found significant gaps and flaws in the Education Ministry's engagement and communications with schools and communities.

Kohatu to raise funds for youth

A special kohatu, or mauri stone, has been gifted to the coast to help raise money for Kapiti's Youth Quest division.


PLD that works using CORE’s Theory of Action

Sponsored article  With a vision for “An equitable and thriving Aotearoa through learning”, CORE Education | Tātai Aho Rau is on a mission to push...