Education Headlines

Porse Bringing Te Reo Alive in Maori Language Week

Press Release – PORSE

New Zealands leading in-home childcare provider, PORSE is helping keep Te Reo alive supporting the Governments initiative to encourage more Maori to participate in early childhood education. Read more »

School told to manipulate national standards data

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Parents can have little confidence in the Governments National Standards after an Auckland school was told to manipulate its data so it added up, Labours Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins. Valley School in Pukekohe was advised in an email … Read more »

Auckland schools on the menu at The Food Show

Press Release – The Food Show

Two Auckland high schools participating in the region wide Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) will compete for business amongst some of New Zealands biggest producers of artisan and speciality goods at this years Auckland Food Show at the ASB Showgrounds, … Read more »

Ngāti Kahungunu Supports New Māori Language Strategy

Press Release – Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc

Ngti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated supports the Minister of Mori Affairs new Mori Language Strategy which includes the establishment of a new independent statutory Mori language entity, Te Mtwai. Te Mtwai will allow iwi to lead the revitalisation … Read more »

Effort to eliminate religious education misdirected

Press Release – New Zealand Christian Network

New Zealand Christian Network spokesman Glyn Carpenter says efforts by Secular Education Network to close down Bible in Schools are misdirected. Read more »

Lalaga: Weaving Heritage Dance in the 21st Century

Press Release – Pacific Dance

The Pacific Dance Fono has been held in Auckland by Pacific Dance NZ since 2006 and for the first time is coming to Wellington. The Fono will present a varied programme starting with the morning programme looking at ‘Growing Your Arts Business’ run by … Read more »

Downed Malaysian Plane Could Impact NZ Economy

Press Release – Massey University

The shooting down of Malaysian Airways flight MH17 over Ukraine may yet have an impact on New Zealands economy, says a Russian economist from Massey University. Read more »

Will the Greens’ ECE Policy Really Benefit Children?

Press Release – Home Education Foundation

The Greens Party yesterday announced as a key part of its election platform that it would be supporting families by seeking to extend the 20 hours free early childhood education (ECE) subsidy to 2-year-old children. Read more »

NZ Science and Research Leaps Ahead

Press Release – REANNZ

New Zealand scientists and researchers can now become global players on a brand new scale, thanks to a ground-breaking trans-Tasman partnership that will provide them access to very high-speed global connectivity. Read more »

Alliance between universities benefits land-based industries

Press Release – Joint Press Release

A new agreement signed in July between Lincoln University and Open Polytechnic will give domestic and international students increased access to agriculture, horticulture and environment qualifications at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Read more »

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