Education Headlines

Inaction on mandatory social worker registration

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Labour believes the Government is putting the most vulnerable members of our society at risk by not acting on the advice of officials to urgently make the registration of social workers mandatory, says Labours spokesperson for Social Development, … Read more »

NZ’s largest private education provider, ACG, turns 20

Press Release – ACG Group

30 Jan 2015, Auckland. This week ACG (Academic Colleges Group), celebrates 20 years in the educational services industry. Opening its doors with ACG Senior College and ACG New Zealand International College, the Group has grown significantly both domestically … Read more »

Cats ‘n Dogs – An Illustrated History at Toitū

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 30 January 2014) Toit Otago Settlers Museum is calling for your favourite cat and dog images to be part of a new exhibition. Read more »

Inquiry response “a really positive start to the new year”

Press Release – NZSTA

A document tabled in parliament last week has detailed the governments commitment to all parents, whanau, aiga and other primary caregivers becoming active partners in their childrens schooling and early childhood education. Read more »

Whangamata Tsunami Information Open Day

Press Release – Thames Coromandel District Council

Last weekend, 300 people attended Whangamata’s Tsunami Open Day to learn more about the possible threat of a tsunami to the area. Read more »

Principals Pleased Minister Acknowledging Special Needs

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

President of the New Zealand Principals Federation (NZPF) Denise Torrey, has welcomed the Ministers announcement that $2.5million will be allocated to support children in classrooms with high learning needs in the next two terms and says this … Read more »

Construction starts at new $40m Hamilton school

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye will turn the soil at a ceremony tomorrow morning to mark the start of construction of Hamiltons new Rototuna Junior High School. Read more »

Korero Mai Ki Ahau: The Burqua Issue

Press Release – Waatea News

Ngapuhi maverick David Rankin grabbed headlines this week with a call for a ban at Waitangi on anyone wearing the burqa, a traditional head covering for some Muslim women. Read more »

Special education funding barely scratches the surface

Press Release – NZEI

The re-announcement today that an extra 1500 students with special needs will receive teacher aide assistance this year is a start, but will barely scratch the surface of need in our schools. Read more »

Canterbury students helping NZ athletes for the Olympics

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New Zealand athletes Olympic participation is benefitting from a world first power meter developed by University of Canterbury graduates. Read more »

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