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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...

More than 150 early childhood teachers to graduate

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:45 AM
More than 150 early childhood teachers are graduating from Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand over the next month. Read more...

Homebased ECE Association Response

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:25 AM
The New Zealand Home Based ECE Association welcomed the announcement from Minister of Education, Hon. Chris Hipkins yesterday and believes he is moving in the right direction to raise quality and professionalism in the Home-Based Early Learning sector. Read more...

Option for home-based early education at serious risk

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:23 AM
Two of New Zealand’s leading, high quality providers of home-based education are dismayed at the Government’s announcement today. Au Pair Link CEO, Morgan Holyoake said the policy announcement by the Minister of Education that requires all home-based ... Read more...

Nearly Three in Four Schools in Breach of the Education Act

Published: Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:03 AM
A new report released today by Regan Cunliffe finds that 72% of schools Boards of Trustees have not made their latest annual reports available online as required by the Education (Update) Amendment Act 2017. Read more...
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