The government subsidised education and care of young children that takes place in the educator’s home or in the child’s home will become professionalised, to ensure better and more consistent quality, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
Hon Chris Hipkins
Education Minister Chris Hipkins today released wide-ranging proposals for strengthening vocational education so that school leavers get high quality training opportunities, employers get the skills they need and New Zealanders are better equipped for the changing nature of work.
The number of domestic students training at polytechnics and other training institutes fell by a staggering 23,190 between 2011 and 2017*, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
The previous National Government allowed New Zealand’s vocational education system to drift so badly it has let our businesses, our young people and our communities down, and is in need of a reset, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has agreed to a proposal from the Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) to take over the Telford campus of the Taratahi Agricultural Centre.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced six appointments and reappointments to the governing councils of tertiary education institutions.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins has declined Victoria University of Wellington Council’s application for a legal name change.
Minister of State Services Chris Hipkins today welcomed the 2018 State Sector SeniorPay Report, which shows pay increases for chief executives are slowing.
Two schools in the Tasman area and a College in Marlborough are in line for major improvements, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced two appointments to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) Board.
All Government Ministers will for the first time release details of their internal and external meetings, Minister for State Services (Open Government) Chris Hipkins announced today.
The Tomorrow’s Schools Independent Taskforce is proposing significant changes to the way our schools are run, governed, and managed to ensure every student receives the best quality education in future, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
Work to co-locate Marlborough Girls’ and Boys’ Colleges on a new site will begin in the New Year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
The number of chief executives in public service departments has for the first time exceeded 50 per cent.
The Coalition Government’s first-year Fees Free policy is tracking well, with more than 50,000 people set to receive fees-free tertiary education this year, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
Education Minister Chris Hipkins today announced five appointments to the New Zealand Qualifications Authority Board (NZQA).
A taskforce has finished the first stage of identifying significant areas of compliance waste in schools – so teachers have more time to teach, and principals more time to lead schools, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.