Education Headlines

Closing the Gap in Education

Press Release – Closing The Gap

The usual suspects reacted in their usual curmudgeonly ways to Labours recently announced policy of three free years of tertiary education. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall on SkyCity outlook

Article – BusinessDesk

Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand shares fell after SkyCity Entertainment Group, the first to post results this earnings season, reported a gain in first-half profit but left some investors underwhelmed with its outlook. Xero and Mighty River Power … Read more »

2016 Students Welcomed to WelTec

Press Release – Weltec

WelTec is welcoming a large cohort of New Zealand and international students over the coming fortnight to its Wellington CBD and Petone campuses. With 8700 students (equating to 4066 Equivalent Full-Time Students) at WelTec in 2015 and strong enquiries … Read more »

800+ Families on IHC’s Waitlists for Funded Autism Support

Press Release – IHC

More than 800 Families Are on IHCs Waiting Lists for Funded Autism Support And Theyre Desperate for Help. Read more »

Concern over dividend suspension by tertiary provider

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

The decision by education provider IEG to suspend dividends following its subsidiary Quantum being referred to the Serious Fraud Office underlines the serious issues facing the tertiary sector, says Associate Education spokesperson David Cunliffe. … Read more »

OECD report shows huge impact of poverty on education

Press Release – NZEI

A new report from the OECD has again highlighted the negative effects of poverty, showing that disadvantaged children in New Zealand are more than six times more likely to underachieve in maths than children from wealthier homes. Read more »

An exciting start to Term One

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

List MP Paul Foster-Bell welcomes this mornings announcement by Associate Minister for Education, Hon Nikki Kaye, of $9 million for the redevelopment of Thorndon School. This is a fantastic opportunity for Thorndon School to benefit from additional … Read more »

Speech to Open Selby House Dental Hub

Speech – New Zealand Government

Speech to Open Selby House Dental Hub 175 Adelaide Road, Newtown, Wellington 12.15pm Thursday 11th February 2016 Kia ora ttau, good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. Thank you Virginia and Bee Healthy Dental Service for inviting me to open the Selby … Read more »

2016 Defining Excellence Awards

Press Release – Massey University

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Defining Excellence Awards, which recognise Massey Universitys researchers, teachers and graduates that have achieved major successes in their careers, or have made outstanding contributions to their communities. Read more »

Questions For Oral Answer Feb 11

Press Release – Office of the Clerk

1. Hon ANNETTE KING to the Minister of Health: Does he stand by his statement that weve slowed the growth of public spending given growth in health spending has slowed from over 9 percent under Labour to just 2.6 percent over the last five … Read more »

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