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Giving parents, students control over funding the right way

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 09:18 AM
“It’s encouraging that National has taken a bold step towards giving parents and students more control over education funding”, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more...

Resource management reform options released

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:39 AM
The panel undertaking a comprehensive review of the Resource Management Act has identified the main issues to be addressed and options for reform and is calling for feedback to inform its final report. Read more...

National to invest in quality education for our kids

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:35 AM
National has today released our sixth Discussion Document which will ensure children get a quality education and have the skills to succeed, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. “National believes all children in New Zealand should have ... Read more...

National to lift quality of teaching and learning

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:33 AM
A National Government will lift the quality of teaching and learning in New Zealand because we know a good education creates opportunities, National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “National values teachers and the role they play in the development ... Read more...

Better support for children with complex needs

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:30 AM
National is looking at substantial reform to support children with complex needs so that all children have the opportunity to succeed in life, National’s Education spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “National’s vision is to see children funded for ... Read more...

National to reconsider first year Fees Free

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:28 AM
13 November 2019 National is exploring options to replace first year Fees Free, supporting a university into the Top 50 international rankings, and we’re looking to invest in a third medical school in our Education Discussion Document, National’s Tertiary ... Read more...

National to focus on quality early childhood education

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:25 AM
National is focused on lifting the quality of early childhood education, National’s Early Childhood Education spokesperson Nicola Willis says. “It’s important our children receive quality education in their early years as this sets them up for ... Read more...

Addressing Miscarriages of Justice

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:20 AM
New Zealand First is proud that a key Coalition Agreement commitment which will provide for a more transparent and effective criminal justice system has been realised. Read more...

Criminal Cases Review Commission established

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:18 AM
An important safety valve has been added to New Zealand’s criminal justice system with the third reading of the Criminal Cases Review Commission Bill today. Read more...

Speech: Education Discussion Document Launch

Published: Wed 13 Nov 2019 08:10 AM
I am really excited about today. Education is a top priority for me because I know it can transform lives. For me going to great schools in West Auckland and then Auckland and Oxford University opened doors and provided lifelong opportunities. While there ... Read more...
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