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Kōhanga reo volunteers will get minimum wage by 2021 in Budget boost

Kōhanga reo volunteers will be paid the minimum wage by 2021 in a Budget boost seen as a first step towards resolving a Treaty of Waitangi claim lodged eight years ago.

Working as one whānau for the success of Māori trainees

Careerforce te toi pūkenga, Access Community Health, Idea Services, and Oceania Healthcare recently celebrated the signing of Te Tiriti o te Whanaungatanga.

Writing the Treaty into our lives in one sentence

A remarkable turning point in the direction of New Zealand education was the inspiration for a recent PhD graduate's doctoral thesis.

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.
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