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Unions dismayed at new charter schools

Two new charter schools have been approved for Māori students in Rotorua and Taupo, to the dismay of teacher unions. The Rotorua school, Te Rangihakahaka Centre for Science and Technology, will combine a science and...

$9m revamp on cards for Porirua’s Mana College

News of a $9 million revamp for Porirua's Mana College is well-received.

Girls’ college principal Pauline Cowens resigns

Tauranga Girls College principal Pauline Cowens has resigned.

Students’ international STEM project brings global citizenship to life

In 2018, four students from the Accelerator STEM Programme at Ormiston Junior College travelled to Honolulu, Hawai’i as part of a project investigating ancient Hawaiian fish ponds called Loko’Ea, which are simple yet highly...

The Big Wide World – but at what cost?

Concerns over health and safety, increasing inequality between and within schools, financial pressure on parents, and difficulty with fundraising all create hurdles for the overseas school trip. However, many schools believe these obstacles should not stand in the way of offering their students the chance to experience the world.

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...

Closing the digital skills gap – school-industry partnership programme launches in NZ

A bold new partnership between schools, tertiary education and industry has been launched in New Zealand by IBM to address the digital skills shortage and provide technology-related career pathways for students.

Schools and principals stronger together – NZSPC

Introducing new NZSPC (New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council) chair, Darfield High School principal James Morris.

Govt rejects secondary teacher pay rise proposal

The PPTA is disappointed at the Government's rejection of their proposal to increase secondary teachers' salaries by five per cent to help alleviate teacher shortage.

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