Hon Chris Hipkins
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has congratulated 180 New Zealanders who have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) as part of the second 2017/18 round.
A world-class and sustainable international education sector is important for New Zealand to remain a thriving and globally connected country, Minister of Education Chris Hipkins says.
Radically changing NCEA Level 1 and better involving families and students in the design of courses students take are among the six big ideas in a NCEA Review discussion document released by Education Minister Chris Hipkins today.
Around $19.5 million will be invested to completely replace and rebuild Onepoto Primary School as part of Budget 2018, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
The Government is expanding work done on replacing school deciles to look more broadly at what’s needed to ensure all children, including learners from socio economically disadvantaged backgrounds, get the support they need to learn.
The Government and the University of Waikato are investing $13 million in a new research programme in Tauranga aimed at helping tackle some of the biggest issues facing New Zealand’s primary sector, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
More children will get access to early childhood education (ECE) and the Coalition Government is taking financial pressure off providers, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.
All existing charter schools have submitted an application to become a state school, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced 26 appointments to tertiary education institution councils.
An education workforce strategy started today is the first major step towards tackling a looming teacher shortage that threatens to engulf our schools if action is not taken, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
The previous National Government turned a blind eye to the impact of a growing population and has left this government to pick up the tab to pay for schools and classrooms for 17,000 more students than planned for, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.
More than 5000 New Zealand teachers, young people, parents, school board members and grandparents have already had their say about the future of education, via the ‘Education Conversation’ initiative, says Education Minister Chris Hipkins.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has outlined a programme of work to reform the polytechnic sector to make sure these institutions are sustainable and effective in delivering for