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Award to fund resource for teaching stats investigations

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 10:06 AM
The 2018 Beeby Award has been awarded to mathematics and statistics educator Dr Pip Arnold. Dr Arnold’s winning proposal is for a resource to support statistics teaching and learning in the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Read more...

Flying Experience for Rhode Street school

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 09:58 AM
Twenty-eight Rhode Street school pupils will have the lucky experience of flying in the only surviving Royal New Zealand World War Two veteran aircraft still operating today in a front-line service. Thanks to Chris Jordan, CEO of the Child Flight Charitable ... Read more...

WM Kindergartens welcomes plan to improve early learning

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 09:41 AM
He Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens, which operates 86 kindergartens in the Lower North Island as well as three home-based networks, welcomes the government’s plan to strengthen the quality and raise the funding of early childhood education. Read more...

Early Learning Strategic Plan is much needed

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 09:10 AM
The Early Learning Strategic Plan is much needed work that will help solve persistent issues in the early childhood sector, says Te Rito Maioha Deputy Chief Executive, John Diggins. Read more...

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes draft strategic plan

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 09:07 AM
He Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens, which operates 86 kindergartens in the Lower North Island as well as three home-based networks, welcomes the government’s plan to strengthen the quality and raise the funding of early childhood education. Read more...

Early learning strategic plan ambitious

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 09:05 AM
The Early Childhood Council (ECC) says the draft Strategic Plan for early learning sets ambitious goals to achieve in a decade, given the fact we have a significant teacher shortage in New Zealand currently. Read more...

High quality ECE – a right for every child

Published: Tue 20 Nov 2018 08:13 AM
“This is our moment to get it right for young children and reset government policy in the interests of high quality teaching and learning” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive NZ Kindergartens. “The government’s determination to ensure the provision ... Read more...

Rhodes scholarships awarded to future leaders

Published: Mon 19 Nov 2018 06:54 PM
Three outstanding young New Zealand graduates have received prestigious Rhodes Scholarships to carry out post-graduate study at the University of Oxford, UK. Read more...

Barnardos welcomes plan for early learning

Published: Mon 19 Nov 2018 02:28 PM
Today Barnardos welcomes Government’s publication He taonga te tamati – the draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-29. Barnardos particularly welcomes the theme of the draft Strategic Plan: every child a taonga. The draft plan begins from the ... Read more...

Consultation on ECE plan welcomed

Published: Mon 19 Nov 2018 02:05 PM
NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes a draft Government strategic plan for early childhood education released for consultation today. Read more...
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