New bilingual school sign unveiled in Rotorua

Minister of Transport Michael Wood and Te Mātāwai Board Co-Chair Reikura Kahi today unveiled one of the first bilingual kura/school traffic signs in... Read More

Govt continues record Māori Education investment

The Government’s commitment to the growth and development of te reo Māori has continued in Budget 2022, including the largest ever investment... Read More

Scholar excited to mingle with seismic superstars

Geoscientist Jesse Kearse can’t wait to board a plane to California to finally take up his Fulbright-EQC scholarship and tap into the brightest... Read More

Glenholme Primary School ‘Whānau Whare’ a success

Glenholme Primary School is providing an alternative learning environment for a small group of tamariki requiring social, emotional, and behavioural... Read More

Schools give fail mark to involvement in tests

New Zealand's participation in the OECD's high-profile PISA tests of maths, reading, and science is at risk because too many schools are refusing... Read More

Sign Language week recognises essential workers

This week is New Zealand Sign Language Week, a nationwide celebration of NZSL as an official language of New Zealand. “This year’s theme... Read More

Principals hope 1000s of absent kids will return

Schools are hoping thousands of absent children will return to class this month. Principals say one in five students were absent last term, many due... Read More

Unique storytelling in NZ schools for road safety

A new children’s picture book about a very special STOP/ GO roadworker is setting the scene for some important road safety conversations in schools... Read More

Budget 2022 invests to keep Kiwi kids in class

The Government is committed to improving student attendance at school and kura, Education Minister Chris Hipkins and Associate Education Minister Jan... Read More

Teens could fail basic NCEA standards - report

Initial testing indicates some teens will fail compulsory NCEA standards because they don't use capital letters and full stops and don't know... Read More

Bilingual kura/school signs replacing English-only

A change to a land transport rule came into force on April 5 2022 enabling bilingual school traffic signs, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Director... Read More

Fewer than 12,000 foreign students remain in NZ

Immigration New Zealand figures show fewer than 12,000 foreign students remain in the country. That is down from nearly 52,000 when the pandemic started... Read More

Te Pūkenga welcomes Toi Ohomai and Wintec

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and Waikato Institute of Technology – Wintec - has announced it will move into Te Pūkenga on May 31 2022. This... Read More

Rotorua schools to get $10k of musical instruments

Two schools are about to receive $10,000 worth of musical instruments this week personally delivered by some of New Zealand’s top musicians. Stan... Read More

Maths and literacy: Govt plans to lift achievement

The Government has a plan to improve how and what our kids are learning at school. Education and Associate Education Ministers Chris Hipkins, Jan Tinetti... Read More