While the education sector is pleased to see the teacher shortage acknowledged by Government, many are frustrated that the solutions announced do not address the underlying causes of the shortage.
New research shows that New Zealand secondary schools feel under pressure to meet the increasingly complex needs of students, including mental health issues.
Every child in Canterbury’s primary and intermediate schools now has access to mental health and wellbeing support through their local school thanks to the Government’s Mana Ake programme.
Senior school exam pass rates have dropped slightly, despite record proportions of students in their last two years of school actually sitting the exams.
One in three New Zealand high-school students say they spend too much time on social media, the latest results of a nationwide survey reveal.
Applications are open for the Te Ara a Kupe Beaton Scholarship, which provides five students with $100K of education and mentoring support for third consecutive year.
Ninety robotics students between the ages of 11 and 18, and their support teams, have headed to Louisville, Kentucky, this week for the VEX Robotics World Championships, the biggest and fastest growing youth robotics competition in the world.