Education Headlines

The Nation: Lisa Owen interview Hekia Parata

Press Release – The Nation

On The Nation: Lisa Owen interview Hekia Parata Headlines: In answer to suggestion that more Maori and Pasifika NCEA students are doing skills-based unit standards instead of academic standards, the outgoing Education Minister Hekia Parata says … Read more »

People’s Mental Health Report Gathers Support

Press Release – ActionStation

Peoples Mental Health Report Gathers Support Press Release 27 April, 2017 The Peoples Mental Health Report was launched last Wednesday (19 April) and since then support for the recommendations in the report has been gathering momentum. New … Read more »

Peka Peka Interchange Back On The Agenda

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

Finance and Infrastructure Minister, Hon Steven Joyce, has signalled his support for a new interchange servicing the Peka Peka and Te Horo communities, as part of the next stage of the Kapiti Expressway. Read more »

Salisbury School welcomes chance to engage with Nikki Kaye

Press Release – Salisbury School

Salisbury School welcomes the opportunity to engage with new Education Minister Hon Nikki Kaye after being notified this month by the outgoing Minister that she would not be making the interim decision on the schools future herself. The school has … Read more »

MPs to “step into the shoes” of teacher aides

Press Release – New Zealand Educational Institute

As schools launch into term two on Monday [May 1], Members of Parliament are heading back to school to experience the work of teacher aides and other school support staff. Read more »

Online Learning Reduces Student Pass Rates

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

The Correspondence Schools decision to move all their courses online puts the education of too many students at risk, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Minister Steps Down, Passes Buck on Salisbury School

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Outgoing Minister of Education Hekia Parata has shown the government doesnt care about Salisbury School, says New Zealand First. Read more »

Mahatma Gandhi Centre to host Jumpstart health programme

Press Release – Jumpstart

Beginning Monday 1 May, 2017, The Mahatma Gandhi Centre in Eden Terrace, Auckland, will host the first targeted South Asian Jumpstart Diabetes Health Programme. Read more »

Behind the scenes of the Thames Indoor Sports project

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Some of our Councils project team were on-site this week to check out how construction of the indoor sports facility, being built at Thames High School, was coming along. Read more »

Modelling health education

Press Release – Otago Polytechnic

Transforming a makeshift cardboard model into a professional 3D-printed product could revolutionise the way diabetes is explained in the Southern District. Read more »

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