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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Latest Teacher-led Innovation Fund projects announced

A teaching project at an early childhood education (ECE) centre in Auckland is among 33 new and innovative teaching projects in schools and ECE centres that are now able to get underway thanks to funding from...

Māori language in schools

Principal Dr Cherie Taylor-Patel from Flanshaw Road School talks about Māori language in schools.

Relief at last for overcrowded Rowandale School in Manurewa

A chronically overcrowded Manurewa school has finally won Government funding to build six new classrooms.

Digital fluency investment marks biggest change to curriculum in a decade

A new National Digital Championship aimed at exciting students to use digital technologies to come up with innovate ways to solve community, social or environmental challenges is among the initiatives included in a $40...

Fordlands youth giving back to local primary school

Fordlands youth are breaking down stereotypes and giving back to the community through two initiatives benefiting a local primary school.

Principal named leading citizen

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

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...

Teachers could be trained at both primary and secondary levels

A proposal to train new teachers at both primary and secondary levels to help smooth the transition between schools has been announced.

Watch NZH Local Focus: Rural school fighting for survival

Pukehina School has just 10 students left on its roll. 

School makes food for local supermarket

Eleven and 12-year-old students at St George's in Whanganui are producing food for a local supermarket.


The Privacy Act 2020 was passed by Parliament on 26 June...

Notifiable privacy breaches The main thing to consider is that the legal requirements of responding to a privacy breach are changing. The new Act will...