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Wellington school to undergo major $9 million redevelopment
"The new teaching blocks will be designed to be flexible to contribute to an innovative learning environment."
Ministry of Education and Hika bring te reo Maori to early education
New Zealand early education services (ECE) are eligible to receive free access to the Hika Lite Maori Language Application.
Kiwi educators encouraged to exchange faulty Apple plug
The Ministry of Education has alerted New Zealand educators to the fact that Apple is recalling the two-prong Apple AC wall plug adapters.
Govt gives update on ChCh school network
“The good news for the region is that a new state-of-the-art education network is beginning to emerge that will be the envy of the country."
School network project draws to a close, Kiwi schools benefitting
“From city centres to rural towns throughout the country, schools are harnessing the power of 21st century technology to improve learning."
$6 million classrooms for Wellington school
“The old eight-classroom block will be replaced by the new block, which will meet full innovative learning environment (ILE) standards."
Who are school donations really helping?
New figures on school donations provides further evidence of the growing inequalities in new Zealand education.
Back to school tips from the Ministry of Education
There are several websites parents can head to for help getting back-to-school ready.
One class school gets early connection to Wi-Fi
Remote West Coast school Barrytown now has wireless internet access in its classrooms as the Ministry of Education stepped in ahead of UFB update.
$1.125 million for new education research projects
Funding for six new research projects will benefit teachers and students for years to come, according to Education Minister Hekia Parata.
Education Act Update receives 'huge' response
The Education Act Update has received more than 1,800 submissions from the general public and sector groups.
$8.5 million revamp for Wellington school
The focus of the redevelopment will be on creating an innovative learning environment, with the latest IT infrastructure to support digital learning.
Ministry of Education and Microsoft, bringing Kiwi students into digital world
“This new approach has clear long term benefits for schools as it will enable them to move quickly towards a cloud-based model of IT infrastructure."
Education Legislation Bill: the details
The MoE has introduced a new Education Legislation Bill, aiming to improve administrative and governance arrangements in educational entities.
New website to help parents of deaf children
A new website has launched designed to help parents of deaf children have access to resources.
Education summit explores use of tech in the classroom
“The invitation to speak at the summit recognises what we are doing to create digital learning opportunities throughout our school sector."
New Zealand to get a new education leadership centre
The Ministry of Education is funding a new centre for education in an effort to encourage leadership and growth in the sector.
Connected Learning Advisory to help teachers with tech in schools
“Digital technologies are everywhere and they are impacting what, where, how, and why students learn, and who they learn from."
Education Minister heads to Finland
Parata described how NZ has developed the Communities of Learning model to focus on how all kids can do better through collaboration between schools.
ChildForum raises concerns about NZ's early childhood education
In New Zealand there is a growing concern about early childhood education (ECE) and the lack of response from the Government, according to ChildForum.
NZQA to provide exam resources online
A specific page containing study tips, timetables and examination rules will be available on the NZQA website late October.
How your school can manage student and teacher data
Schools must develop efficient policies around how student and teacher data is managed, according to the Ministry of Education.
Novopay 'fiasco' still not over, says Labour
“It never should've been given the go ahead and three years later staff and teachers continue to suffer the consequences of that botched decision."
NZ's Tairua School, making modern classrooms a reality
“We have to ask ourselves are we preparing our students for the world we grew up in or for the one they will be part of."