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Alternative curriculum engages college students

Every Friday during term 2, students at Porirua College headed into town or the great outdoors or learnt a new skill as part of the school’s Ko te Hapori programme. The trial saw students...

Shakespeare experience awaits student actors and directors

Witches, fairies and soldiers will fire up the stages in the culminating performances at Pipitea Marae on 5 October and the Legislative Chamber at Parliament on 6 October by the 46 young actors and...

Low decile students need greater access to sporting events

The results of the University of Auckland and National Institute for Health Innovation research which analysed perceptual data from more than 2,400 New Zealand parents, found families from lower socio-economic areas were more likely...

Secondary principals ratify deal

Secondary principal’s council chair James Morris is pleased that principals now have an agreed collective agreement."We can now focus on what matters; supporting each of our students to reach their full potential.”“The main components...

Executive Director of NZ Institute of Skills & Technology announced

Murray Strong has been named the interim Executive Director of the New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology.

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.

SpeedMeets get students face to face with employers

In a series of SpeedMeets events students will have an opportunity to be interviewed by employers - speed-dating style.

Secondary principals to vote on offer

Mediation yesterday between secondary principals and the government has resulted in a deal that the principals' negotiating team is recommending to its members.

Engineering students to help Vanuatu community

The 16-strong contingent of Otago Polytechnic Engineering students will spend 10 days on the small island of Paama, one of 83 islands that comprise the nation of Vanuatu, where they will work on a...

Quality of early childhood education services under scrutiny

Researchers have called into question the quality of the education of our youngest learners during a recent seminar. Rebekah Fraser speaks to early childhood education experts about the state of the sector.
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