Education Headlines

$65k for 640 youth development opportunities

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Seven youth sector organisations will share a total of $65,000 funding to help them provide new youth development opportunities for around 640 young people, Youth Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. This funding is about supporting more leadership, … Read more »

Principal Matters: special education in crisis

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

Tn koe Niwha – Grit Ka mahi te tawa, uho ki te riri Well done, those of you whose courage is like the heart of the Tawa tree E te whnau, ng tumuaki o Aotearoa, tn koutou katoa Read more »

More student loan defaulters paying up

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Revenue Minister Judith Collins and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith say they are encouraged to see a marked increase in overseas student loan defaulters contacting Inland Revenue and taking steps to pay off their loans. Read more »

Creative new outdoor play space for Miramar Playcentre

Press Release – Wellington Playcentre Association

30 March 2017 Wellington Playcentre Association Media Release & Event Invitation For immediate release Creative new outdoor play space for Miramar Playcentre Read more »

Students urged to combat cybercrime

Press Release – University of Waikato

The career options for students who want to combat cybercrime are expanding so rapidly into fields like law, research, teaching and insurance that a leading Hamilton based cyber security research centre is urging secondary school students to get serious … Read more »

AVCA Welcomes Announcement From Nicky Wagner, MP on E-cigs

Press Release – Aotearoa Vape Community Advocacy

Aotearoa Vapers Community Advocacy (AVCA) is pleased at the announcement made by Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner this morning as a step in the right direction. It shows the vapers of New Zealand that the government is actually working towards … Read more »

NZyouth challenging themselves to make a difference

Press Release – Caritas Aotearoa

29 March 2017 New Zealand youth challenging themselves to make a difference While many of us ask ourselves what we can do to help those in need, young Catholics around New Zealand are making a difference by stepping into the shoes of the most vulnerable … Read more »

Policy position paper on the built environment launched

Press Release – NZGBC

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) has announced a new policy paper, A policy plan for the built environment, at the Green Property Summit 2017 in Auckland today. Read more »

School’s in for summer at Te Kura

Press Release – Te Kura

Te Kura had a big increase in student enrolment for this years summer school. The distance education provider had 746 students enrol for summer school 2016/2017, up from 201 enrolments for summer school 2015/2016. Read more »

Scoop offering 2 million “Ads For Good” this election year

Article – Opening The Election

We are launching an exciting new community incentive as part of Scoops Opening the Election crowdfunding campaign by offering 2 million free ads on Scoop to worthy causes. Read more »

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