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New Chief Executive Officer for New Zealand Kindergartens

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 04:17 PM
The Board of NZK has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer. Jill Bond has enjoyed a significant public sector career having held senior leadership roles in Housing, Education and Health. Most recently Jill was the Executive Director of the Office ... Read more...

NZPF Principal Matters 3, 22 February 2019

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 03:07 PM
Kia ora e te whānau It is not too early to be thinking about the NZPF conference, to be held at the Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland, July 3 - 5. You can visit the website to register now and save $100 by picking up the early bird rate. Read more...

Is ‘sex ed’ failing the #metoo generation?

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 10:20 AM
Navigating contemporary gender issues is complicated for young people, and New Zealand’s traditional sexuality education is not keeping up, according to a Canterbury education expert. Read more...

CPAG welcomes move to qualified in-home carers

Published: Fri 22 Feb 2019 09:05 AM
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) welcomes the move by the Ministry of Education towards more professional in-home early childhood care and education (ECCE), ensuring all children in ECCE environments are accessing high quality, culturally relevant, ... Read more...

Vulnerable families disadvantaged by early learning changes

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 05:39 PM
Refugee families and vulnerable children will be most negatively impacted from changes announced by Education Minister Chris Hipkins today. Read more...

Improvements to homebased education welcome

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 04:32 PM
Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes government moves to improve the quality of home-based education. Read more...

Significant changes to Home Based Early Childhood Services

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 03:35 PM
Children and families will miss out under changes to the home based early childhood sector announced by Education Minister Chris Hipkins today. Read more...

A weighty issue for Auckland Māori

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 10:28 AM
Young researcher Hannah Rapata is passionate about improving Māori health and nutrition. Having spent the past two years cultivating her knowledge of indigenous health and food practices, the aspiring dietician was thrilled to have the opportunity to work ... Read more...

Genesis School-gen Trust to help kiwi kids become innovators

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 10:05 AM
Genesis Energy has established a new Trust to provide science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) equipment to New Zealand schools. The Trust has been created to provide the tools teachers seek to inspire students’ interest in STEM and renewable ... Read more...

Ara expands its English testing services

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:46 AM
Ara Institute of Canterbury has cemented its reputation as the leading English language testing centre in the South Island by becoming an Official Test Centre for PTE Academic. Read more...
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