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Friday, October 22, 2021

Bad timing for Northland College review

Northland College Principal Jim Luders says a scathing review of the school by the Education Review Office would be different, and far more positive, if it was done today.

New campaign for fair pay in early childhood education

At its annual conference in Rotorua, NZEI announced a new campaign that they hope will empower the entire sector. There is an average 23% pay gap between ECE and kindergarten teachers. By next year, some ECE...

How your attitude can change the course of your life

As a former plumbing apprentice himself, Blake Ingram is keen to have apprentices on his crew today.

Stuart Middleton: NEETs curse must be tackled, it harms all of us

Those working in the tertiary education sector have known for some time that numbers of students in tertiary institutions have been dropping.

International students fail University Entrance; educators call for more intensive courses

Educators are calling for intensive English courses for foreign students who arrive in New Zealand schools with very little or no English, as statistics show that many fail to get University Entrance.

Girls’ college principal Pauline Cowens resigns

Tauranga Girls College principal Pauline Cowens has resigned.

A new 10-year early learning strategic plan aims to shake up New Zealand’s early-learning...

Increasing teacher salaries and conditions, more adults for every baby and toddler, and moving towards 100 per cent qualified teachers are at the centre of the Government's plan for early learning.

Riled residents fight NorthTec closure

A group of "fired-up" Hokianga residents are lobbying the new government over NorthTec's plans to close its Rawene campus while working on creative ways of retaining tertiary education in their town.

Inside Israel and Daisy Dagg’s new Christchurch Co Kids daycare centre

All Blacks star Israel Dagg and wife Daisy will be hearing the pitter-patter of feet other than their baby's after the childcare centre they co-own opened in central Christchurch.

Digital one-stop-shop for careers education

A new partnership will help boost careers education for New Zealand secondary schools.


Tertiary education institutions are feeling the pressure to accelerate their digital...

The pandemic forced many tertiary education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to speed up their ongoing digital transformation efforts.