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Ministry of Education stories

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N4L's commitment to secure digital schooling featured in 2023 report
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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Network for Learning's 2023 Annual Report highlights the unwavering commitment to secure digital education provision for NZ schools.
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New Zealand cybersecurity recognised at iSANZ Awards 2023
Wed, 15th Nov 2023
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2023 iSANZ Awards recognises New Zealand's cybersecurity talents, lauding innovation and dedication within the industry.
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HCLTech graduates first digital apprentices in New Zealand, plans expansion
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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HCLTech celebrates the graduation of its first group of digital apprentices in New Zealand and plans to expand the program.
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solarZero wins Finance for Impact Award at CFO Awards
Tue, 19th Sep 2023
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solarZero, New Zealand's largest solar energy provider, has been awarded the Finance for Impact Award for its solarZero Schools initiative.
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Cyclone selected as NZ MOE software licensing partner
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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Cyclone Computer Co. Ltd has been selected as the Ministry of Education's software licensing partner, providing Microsoft and non-Microsoft software.
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Schooling security: How safe are Kiwi kids in the age of hybrid learning?
Fri, 25th Feb 2022
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The risks of online schooling in New Zealand are significantly higher than pre-pandemic, with cyber safety a major concern.
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Microsoft renews schools agreement, focus on boosting cybersecurity
Thu, 30th Sep 2021
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Microsoft New Zealand renews three-year agreement with Ministry of Education, providing schools with free cybersecurity tools.
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Cyclone named essential NZ supplier for online learning devices
Thu, 2nd Apr 2020
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Cyclone hailed as key supplier for NZ's distance learning tech amid lockdown.
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Ministry of Education says curriculum won't widen digital divide
Thu, 29th Aug 2019
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NZ Ministry defends digital tech in schools, denying it widens socio-economic gaps.
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Microsoft extends software provision deal for NZ schools
Fri, 17th Aug 2018
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Microsoft has renewed a deal with the Ministry of Education that will continue provision of free access to Microsoft software in New Zealand schools.
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Propellerhead helps Kiwi kids get access to digital education
Tue, 17th Oct 2017
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Propellerhead donates tech gear to empower Kiwi youngsters in digital skills, boosting OMGTech!’s visionary education drive.
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Budget 2017 supports more te reo digital resources
Fri, 9th Jun 2017
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Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Prime Minister Bill English discussed funding for Māori language and kura management during a visit to an Auckland school.
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Education Minister announces funding to draw STEM teachers
Wed, 17th May 2017
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Education Minister Nikki Kaye has announced a $5.2 million funding boost for Teach First NZ to train more teachers in STEM subjects.
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No Prime Minister's education award for tech this year
Mon, 15th May 2017
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Tech-focused education prize absent from Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards, but Ministry of Education assures support for digital innovation.
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Digital tech to teach students about Passchendaele
Mon, 8th May 2017
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Competition launched for New Zealand students to create digital curriculum resource on Battle of Passchendaele.
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COOLs: a divisive subject, but is there a middle ground?
Tue, 2nd May 2017
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Let's open up a dialogue around Communities of Online Learning. They bring a lot of concerns, but is there more to them than initial reports suggest?.
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Education minister takes online teaching tools on tour
Thu, 13th Apr 2017
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Education Minister announces regional expo tour to showcase tools and resources to support teachers and students in Communities of Learning - Kāhui Ako.
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Communities of online learning a step closer
Wed, 12th Apr 2017
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New Zealand moves closer to implementing online learning with second reading of Education (Update) Amendment Bill. #COOL #education.
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Digital tech at the forefront of education direction
Thu, 6th Apr 2017
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New Zealand Education Ministry prioritizes digital technologies at annual conference, acknowledging need for education system to keep up.
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Govt continues to splash out on school redevelopment
Wed, 15th Mar 2017
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Government to invest $13 million in redevelopment of Warkworth Primary School to address roll growth and update infrastructure.
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​Govt opens innovative new school in Christchurch
Mon, 6th Mar 2017
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Prime Minister Bill English and Minister of Education Hekia Parata open the Haeata Community Campus in Christchurch.
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Historic statement signed to entice more Korean students to NZ - and vice versa
Fri, 24th Feb 2017
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The lines between the Republic of Korea and New Zealand have been significantly bolstered with a recently signed statement.
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New sign language achievement standards and resources released
Wed, 15th Feb 2017
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Educational leap as UK unveils new NZSL curriculum standards for secondary schools, expanding sign language learning and NCEA credit potential.
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Education sector rejects Govt's National Standards assessment tool
Tue, 14th Feb 2017
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Educators slam new Govt assessment tool, claiming it narrows curriculum focus and undermines quality teaching by emphasising flawed standards.