Education

Restoring teachers to their own

The passing of the second reading of the Education (Teaching Council of Aotearoa) Amendment Bill brings us one step closer to restoring the voice of teachers to their own professional body,” Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today. “The...... Read More

Education Ministry special needs staff to strike

The education sector is facing another strike, this time by specialists who work with special needs children. Ministry of Education staff including psychologists, speech language therapists and occupational therapists have voted to strike on Tuesday,...... Read More

Teachers prepared for two-day strike

Striking teachers held rallies throughout the country and showed support for a two-day strike if they don't get an improved offer from the Ministry of Education. The strike closed hundreds of schools, affecting 400,000 pupils. In the capital,...... Read More

Pay rise for education support workers

The Government has announce that hundreds of women working in education, who have fought for years to be paid fairly, are to get a pay rise of up to 30 per cent in a historic settlement for pay equity. The New Zealand Educational Institute and the...... Read More

Teacher strike set to disrupt Mahurangi schools

As the spectre of a national teachers strike loomed last week, 14 primary schools across the wider Mahurangi region were preparing to close on August 15 affecting hundreds of families across the region. Affected schools were expected to be Warkworth,...... Read More

Kiwi kids will be better off with money

Banqer, the online financial literacy platform that sees New Zealand primary school students paying tax, saving for retirement and buying property, is set for another boost. Kiwibank, which is in its third year of partnering with Banqer, has committed...... Read More

VR takes property students new places

Virtual reality field trips are now being used to teach students about construction and leaky homes at the University of Auckland Business School, as the technology revolutionizes the property industry. Virtual reality field trips are now being used...... Read More

Biosecurity partnership for national science chall

The BioHeritage National Science Challenge has joined an award-winning Port of Tauranga biosecurity partnership that is committed to biosecurity excellence. It is the third Flagship Site for the BioHeritage Challenge, with this collaboration being...... Read More