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Chris Hipkins announces takeover of Whitireia and WelTec

Chris Hipkins said Whitireia would have had to close its doors this month without a cash injection from the government.

Proposal for tighter school zoning throws student funding in doubt

High school teachers propose paying schools only for students living within their zones - a move that would axe funding for more than half of all current students at six Auckland secondary schools.

Principals concerned with pupils’ energy levels and behaviour

Rotorua primary school principals are increasingly concerned about the video game Fortnite as it affects some pupils' school work.

Reclaim, reframe and realise: culturally sustainable ECE

Dr Lesley Rameka’s research looked at the importance of reclaiming, reframing and realising Māori and Pacific cultural knowledge in early childhood education settings.

Teacher Recruitment Expo addresses critical teacher shortage

The second annual Auckland Primary Teaching Expo is coming up fast on 11 September. Vanessa Page, who found a job at last year’s expo, talks about her experience of the inaugural event hosted by the Auckland Primary Principals Association (APPA) in partnership with the University of Auckland last year.

MoE cancels Thames childcare centre’s licence after probing ‘serious breaches’

An investigation by the Ministry of Education into a Thames childcare centre has led to its licence being cancelled.

Teacher shortage hits just over half of NZ primary schools

Just over half of New Zealand primary schools say they do not have all the teachers they need.

Unitec axes 19 courses and at least 100 jobs in bid to rein in...

New Zealand's biggest polytechnic, Unitec, plans to lay off at least 100 staff and close 19 courses next year as it battles a financial crisis.

Students’ ignorance about money sparks new financial literacy program

Kiwi kids' poor understanding of money sparked the creation of a new online financial literacy program.

Ministry of Education extends helping hand to McAuley High School after operational concerns

The Ministry of Education is considering a statutory intervention for McAuley High School in South Auckland.
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REIMAGINING QUALIFICATIONS

Why should we reimagine qualifications?

JUDE BARBACK introduces Education Central’s special feature series ‘Reimagining Qualifications’ with a trip down memory lane.

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