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Māori youth say better cultural awareness needed in schools – Unicef report

Māori tamariki say their culture and spirituality need to be better acknowledged in school for them to flourish, according to a report by Unicef.

New initiative fosters diversity in STEM

An innovative new pilot scheme at Taupo’s Tauhara College could see more Maori females pursuing successful careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Hawke’s Bay man’s treaty claim calls for vocational training rethink

Vocational training reform proposing radical changes in tertiary education delivery are rushed and will disadvantage Maori.

Rewire vocational education to transform Māori lives

Jody Hopkinson talks to Dr Eruera Prendergast-Tarena about how any reform of our vocational education sector needs to include a focus on getting more Māori into training and jobs at a higher skill level.

Improving te reo Māori in the education workforce

Te Ahu o te Reo Māori has been launched today and is designed to improve all levels of Māori language ability across the education workforce.

Opinion: Alwyn Poole – Māori & Pasifika children need excellence – not “equity”

Alwyn Poole says “equity” in New Zealand education is the “soft bigotry of low expectations” and the Tomorrow’s Schools review taskforce report perpetuates this.

Opinion: Russell Bishop – Māori education needs more than task force has proposed

The members of the Independent Task Force to Review Tomorrow's Schools were given a hospital pass by the Government. They were asked to do the impossible writes Russell Bishop.

2019 applications open for Hauora Māori Scholarships

Māori students across all health disciplines are encouraged to apply for this year’s Hauora Māori Scholarships.

The Māori Sidesteps inject humour into learning Te Reo

The Māori Sidesteps group has been working with the Ministry of Education to support the Mōu Te Reo campaign.

Former charter school’s ‘mammoth’ first year

Te Rangihakahaka Centre for Science and Technology has been open for just over a year.
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