Nearly every state schools will receive a capital injection next year valued at $693 per student to bring forward urgent school property improvements, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
Auckland’s Lynfield College is set for a major upgrade, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
An upgrade of Wairarapa College is to be completed with an additional $9 million funding boost, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
Four parcels of land have been bought in Omokoroa, in the Western Bay of Plenty District, for an education facility that will accommodate both a primary and secondary school on a campus-like facility, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
Te Wānanga o Raukawa and the Crown have signed a relationship agreement to progress the issues raised by the Wānanga in its Waitangi Tribunal claim, lodged in 2017.
The Government’s reform of the Tomorrow’s Schools system is a watershed moment in education and an opportunity to create meaningful change for ākonga Māori and their whānau, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis said today.
The Government is supporting schools to cut down their energy consumption and reduce environmental impacts, with a quarter of all schools having their lights replaced with LEDs, a sustainability contestable fund and a plan to improve the environmental sustainability of all schools in the future.
The Government’s $135 million in teacher supply initiatives, a significant teacher pay boost and a new workforce planning tool means for the first time in a decade a Government can be confident it is getting on top of the ongoing demand for more teachers, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said.
The Government is taking action to increase the number of young people taking up vocational education and training and help plug the persistent skills gap in areas like construction and agriculture, Education Minister Chris Hipkins said today.
Two secondary-school initiatives are being expanded as part of the Government’s plan to see more young New Zealanders take up a trade to help close the skills gap.
The Government is making progress on its goal to integrate te reo Māori into education by 2025, with over 500 teachers and support staff already graduating from Te Ahu o te Reo Māori, Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis announced today. Kelvin Davis made the announcement at an awards ceremony in Waikanae today, for 70 people from Kāpiti, Horowhenua, Porirua, Hutt Valley and central Wellington graduating the programme.
The Government is moving swiftly to change the law to improve the welfare and pastoral care of students living in university halls of residence and other tertiary hostels.
School deciles will be replaced in 2021 or 2022 by an Equity Index that better aligns equity funding to actual levels of socio-economic disadvantage in our schools, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
More roll growth classrooms are set to be built at schools in the wider Wellington region as part of a nationwide school expansion programme, Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced today.
New Zealand’s national curriculum will be kept regularly up to date, be easier to use, and its most significant learning steps made clearer, Minister of Education Chris Hipkins announced today.
29 Māori and Pacific student teachers have been awarded prestigious Kupe Scholarships in recognition of their high academic achievement and leadership potential, at a ceremony hosted by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in Parliament today.